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Colleges Skimp on Science, Spend Big on Diversity

George4059 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 9:50 AM
Schools no longer 'teach'..they indoctrinate. It doesn't take that much money to 'teach'. A real teacher, a book, a chalk can educate.. it worked for generations... it doesn't work now because our public school system is not only broken..but destructive. more money for education? they mean more money for the unions. I say break the unions! (Teachers are paid by taxpayers..Nobody truly represents us in the extortion-negotiations). Get back to basics and stop the 'diversity' madness.

How many times have you heard Barack Obama talk about "investing" in education? Quite a few, if you've been listening to the president at all.

In fact, Americans have been investing more and more in education over the years, led by presidents Democratic and Republican. But it's become glaringly clear that we're getting pretty lousy return on these investments.

That's been evident at the K-12 level for a long time. Teacher unions and education-school types have had custody of most of our public schools for more than three decades, during which test results and high school graduation rates have been mostly...