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

Terbreugghen Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 10:48 AM
If you have a bachelor's degree, take a substitute teaching seminar and get licensed, and get into the schools to see what's really going on there. Odds are you'll find that about 90% of it is OK, but that there is a segment of it that is problematic. The solution is to "retake the high ground of public education" but not to replace one ideological indoctrination with another of equally dubious value.

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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