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

VAMtns Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 10:07 PM
I wanted to teach at the university level after getting my master in accounting. I needed a doctorate to do this. So I took a administrative position at a university where I could pursue my doctorate in high education finance in the School of Education. I finished all my course work, but not my dissertation in Program, Planning, and Budgeting due to family illness which required us to move to obtain medical treatment. All my doctorate courses combined were not as difficult as my easiest master degree course. I learned a lot about educationalists, including ... "Education is too important to be left to the educators!"

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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