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Obama's Bait-and-Switch on "Universal" Preschool

pol_junkie Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 2:00 PM
Public schools have be come a social engineering lab for progressives. Education is no longer the primary goal. Indoctrination into their social code is the objective.
BudWiser Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 2:14 PM
this is why I question the thought of having armed government guards at every school.

Only one wreckless tyrant like Obama away from having those guns turned on the parents at pick-up time.
pol_junkie Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 2:10 PM
It is certainly hard to argue that the quality of education has improved since formation of this bureacracy. We would be much better off allowing states and localities the room to be creative in how they advance their local schools without the Feds driving everything to the least common denominator.
Jerry555 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 2:03 PM
Abolish the Dept of Education.

President Obama's recent stumping for a federal preschool initiative has promised a lot to America. In his State of the Union speech, he spoke of making "high-quality preschool available to every single child in America." In his push, however, President Obama is promising something he has no plan to deliver.

As Russ Whitehurst writes, the Obama preschool proposal as currently constructed is far from "universal."

Whereas the president has been selling his preschool plan to the middle-class parents as universal, i.e., available to them, the White House fact sheet makes it clear that the administration is...
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