Completely correct. Hurray for Thomas Sowell.
Our Education Establishment is best understood as a branch of the Communist International. I write about this stuff all the time and have been pushed to this extreme conclusion: if our elite educators like an idea, you know it's bad.
Whole Word makes kids illiterate. Reform Math makes them unable to count. Constructivism makes them know less. Etc. We need to get rid of the phonies pushing all these bad ideas.
al the time: thereis nohting pushe idn our public i'll