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Like Obamacare, Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

jreinhardt Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 2:04 PM
As a long time teacher in the rural south where poverty is more than a word, I cannot tell you how messed up these new ideas on education are. One of my main functions in the classroom was to teach 'self-esteem'. Really? I thought that self-esteem was something that happened to us as we realized that we had accomplished something real and it belonged to us internally and would forever be ours. I guess you can tell I'm one of those old-fashioned, 3R's, drill and repetition teachers. The parents liked me; the administration less so.
MG formerly minnesotagrandma Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 5:55 PM
We pay tuition for our grandchildren to go to private school. We do NOT want our grandchildren going to the government indoctination centers.
Grandparents STEP UP!! Save your grandchildren from becoming robots.
When we list the areas that Barack Obama wants to "fundamentally transform," as he promised before his 2008 election, let's not overlook his plans for education. They are as fundamentally transformational, costly and dictatorial as Obamacare.

It's well-known that public schools are not graduating students as well-educated as before, that Americans score poorly on international tests, and that billions of federal dollars showered on public schools have not achieved any of the designated goals, which were to raise test scores and to eliminate the gap between higher income and lower income students. The Obama progressives want us to believe that...