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

traitorbill Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:56 PM
Heather's Two Mommies and global warming have replaced God and the constitution in our schools.
ericynot Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:02 PM
bill,

If they'd taught the Constitution when you were in school, you'd know that it's unconstitutional per the first Amendment to teach God there. If you want your kids to hear about God, the place for that is in your home or at church.
Uber Dave Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:22 PM
If you had reading comprehension skills, you'd know that the constitutuion does not prelcude any religious instruction in schools...

...It merely forbids a state sponsered church.
Buck O Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:45 PM
You should try reading the First Amendment some time, Eric.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:41 PM
Too bad you slept through that class, then you wouldn't be such a troll making things up that are not true.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:43 PM
Another troll lie.
They do NO such ting; All that is "comprehension skills are demonstrably" i sthe fact that you have been thoroughly brainwashed. I feel sorry for you single brain cell.
ericynot Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 3:06 PM
Colongirl, do you have an actual, specific objection to something I said, or do you just like to stand on the street corner and yell and strangers as they drive by?

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...