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

Wilbor2 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:07 PM
The schools are already destroyed, we need to close them down and start from scratch. Students are entering High School who can not read and write. They are then required to pass state standards to graduate , most get a modified diploma which is equivalent to dropping out of school. The Communist have successfully don their jobs in the school system.
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:54 PM
How much money do their teachers make?

Why do so many teachers send their children to private schools?
TommyMaq Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:53 PM
Fortunately, anyone who cares to can educate themselves approximately overnight.

The marxists never saw the internet or cel phones coming.

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...