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

kbush Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 3:41 PM
Obama is our President. Let Michelle crib about it all she want. Anyway, did she ever have any point in her arguments?
Sheila8 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:10 PM
Apparently you're the point she was making.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:04 PM
yes her point is you were not taught to read and comprehend what she wrote.
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 3:48 PM

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...