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Rotten to the Core: Obama's War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

Douglas32 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:53 AM
Just another dumboratic scheme to dumb down the electorate so they will continue to be in power. Anybody with any intelligence would not vote bumboratic.

America's downfall doesn't begin with the "low-information voter." It starts with the no-knowledge student.

For decades, collectivist agitators in our schools have chipped away at academic excellence in the name of fairness, diversity and social justice. "Progressive" reformers denounced Western civilization requirements, the Founding Fathers and the Great Books as racist. They attacked traditional grammar classes as irrelevant in modern life. They deemed ability grouping of students (tracking) bad for self-esteem. They replaced time-tested rote techniques and standard algorithms with fuzzy math, inventive spelling and multicultural claptrap.

Under President Obama, these top-down mal-formers -- empowered by Washington education bureaucrats and backed...