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

Basset Hound Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 10:53 PM
I think the metaphor is "letting the inmates run the asylum".
Jules65 Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 8:27 AM
An accurate metaphor for not just the education system, but everything else in the country. Time to defund and disband the numerous centralized agencies of the feds. Control back to the states as stated in the Constitution.

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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