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

Wumingren Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 12:15 PM
The next thing to determine is whether the standarized tests given to student across America follow the Common Core Curriculum. If asked to define jihad or freedom fighter, will the students get it wrong if they don't give the PC answers?

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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