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

tripmom92 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 1:41 AM
why would anyone be jealous of the worst president in our history. He's certainly not a good role model... too much deceit, corruption and underhandedness in himself and his administration. Scandal after scandal..... cover up after cover up.....

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...