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

Becca in TX Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 12:54 PM
RedRum-When I got serious about looking for a school for my grandson, I found that I could put him in a good, private Christian school for only a little more than I'd been paying for day care. It's like everything else in life-you can afford what you make a priority. I hear people saying that they can't afford private school, but they both have late model Lexuses. I drive a Buick and my husband has a Chevy truck and my grandson goes to private school.
Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 1:22 PM
Ain't that the truth. If only the libbie teachers' unions didn't hold the libbie dems by their short hairs, maybe those who actually care about educational RESULTS would be able to drive real improvement in the system.

Of course, ending the union --> libbie Dem torrent of campaign contributions would cause an all out war among the "principled" left.

- Snark
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 1:14 PM
It would be helpful if people whose kids are in private school didn't have to pay for the public schools too.

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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