Skip to comments.Education Establishment continues assault on USA
Posted on 11/19/2012 2:11:04 PM PST by BruceDeitrickPrice
A few years ago, the big question for me was whether we should say that the public schools are bad because of incompetence or subversion.
Incompetence is a pleasant cop-out. You have clumsy people who cant do a job right. You have the gang that cant shoot straight. You have F Troop, an old TV program. Theyre clumsy and sort of ridiculous. But you dont have to deal with that whole realm of intentional malfeasance, of evil.
More and more, when I looked at the patterns over decades -- the same dumb methods and bad results--you couldnt conclude it was incompetence. Even the most incompetent persons, when they see themselves doing badly over and over and over again, will seek help and find better answers. But our Education Establishment never does. They keep all their bad ideas in play decade after decade. Its quite a shocking thing.
When Rudolf Flesch wrote his famous book in 1955, you might have thought that the schools would banish sight-words forever. Wrong. Public schools today are just as keen on sight-words in the first grade as they were 50 years ago. The only thing that changes is the jargon and supporting arguments, that is, the razzmatazz they feed to parents and teachers.
I have no trouble now using the words subversion and conspiracy. They seem correct. Now, Im more focused on motive or mental state. Are these people sociopathic, pathological liars, sadists, or what? There is something so seriously wrong with a group that can consistently harm children -- that is, dumb them down in a variety of ways. How would YOU describe that group?
For best antitdote to this assault, see BILL OF RIGHTS FOR STUDENTS 2012 / http://www.improve-education.org/id90.html
Government schools are a failure because socialism(government running things) doesn’t work. Abolish the government schools.
Ditto for public housing which is hell on Earth.
Now Obama communist is turning over our healthcare to the government. And stupid democrats celebrate this.
How would YOU describe that group?
They may just be either incompetent or burned out. So they deal with their own boredom or bitterness by substituting some “higher calling”, like subversion and conspiracy for instance, for the job they’re being paid to do.
Homeschool in order to help retain the affections of your children. Fight for education choice for every parent, especially in the form of vouchers.
Privatize education—all of it.