With a message like this being sent, of course the dumping will continue. It's kids last, statistics first, as usual.
I know these things shouldn't bother me anymore, but they do. I see more and more kids being held back. And, while I am not making any accusations, I would guess that if you are a member of a certain race the odds of your being held back are high.You can make a copy of your class roster and circle the students who should not be in your class. Bear in mind that you are responsible for the performance of all of your students. If you are teaching ME21/ME22, I will help you get 85% of your students to get 80 or higher on the MXRE.