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Rotten to the Core, Part III: Lessons from Texas and the Growing Grassroots Revolt

45caliber Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:26 PM
A couple of years ago the State Education Dept. reviewed some history text books. Luckily there are more conservatives than liberals on the group. The libs wanted to do away with study on the Constitution and on Thomas Jefferson as unimportant and use the space to highlight several minority people such as the person who invented the fireman's hat. The conservatives refused. To the news media ran the story that the conservatives were trying to change history by leaving out the minority people the libs wanted to include. Not a mention of the libs wanting to leave out the Constitution and Thomas Jefferson was made at all. The national news in particular was upset because the conservatives here wouldn't allow the history books to be chang

Texas is a right-minded red state, where patriotism is still a virtue and political correctness is out of vogue. So how on earth have left-wing educators in public classrooms been allowed to instruct Lone Star students to dress in Islamic garb, call the 9/11 jihadists "freedom fighters" and treat the Boston Tea Party participants as "terrorists"?

Here's the dirty little secret: Despite the best efforts of vigilant parents, teachers and administrators committed to academic excellence, progressive activists reign supreme in government schools.

That's because curriculum is king. The liberal monopoly on the modern textbook/curricular market remains unchallenged after a half-century. He who controls...

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