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

Pat1392 Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 8:55 AM
They still come to college unprepared to do simple math or write a paper using 8th grade vocabulary words. This is another dream -child proposed by the Department of Education in order to keep that 9 (? ) story building in Washinton D.C. afloat.
Icthelite Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 9:42 AM
Colleges use to have a higher standard of excellence. Acceptance requirements were set higher. That all went out the window when the government backed monies for student loans became available for everyone and anyone tat was able to maintain the lowest of high school grade averages. College's in order to receive their share of government funds agreed to dumb down student requirements.

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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