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

Jon Russo Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 9:43 PM
Public schools are worse than most forms of child abuse. Parents who send their kids to public schools are either ignorant dupes or are themselves child abusers. My parents are admitted "ignorant dupes". Public schools sucked (academically) when I went through them, they suck even worse now. Hell, I saw a pic of Mao at my old HS a few years ago. The caption on the pic said that Mao is credited for unifying China. No mention on how he did it.

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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