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Schools Belong to Taxpayers
Setourchildrenfree.com ^ | 1/27/12 | Tony Caruso

Posted on 01/27/2012 7:58:40 AM PST by setourchildrenfree

Schools belong to taxpaying parents.

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TOPICS: Moral Issues; Other Christian; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: curriculum; schools; taxcredits; teaching
If I had to name the number one problem afflicting our anemic educational system in the United States, it is the lack of awareness that the schools belong to us. We, the taxpayers should understand that we own the schools, the curriculum, and our kids we send there. The state does not own them, but acts like it does to the point of irrational and tyrannical behavior towards anyone who questions their authority. To make matters worse, we have entrusted these precious resources to those whose worldview runs counter to the worldview of most of the sensible, moral, God-fearing people of this land. They teach our kids the politically correct views of diversity, multculturalism, junk science, alternate lifestyles, and a godless origin of life. And we let it happen to the point where the public school system make be too far gone to save. Unfortunately, what is being taught in those schools will affect us for generations to come, so we should keep trying to effect change. In the meantime, we should abandon the public school system and put our kids into private/charter/home schools. It's OK for them to offend all of us with every form of deviant teaching, but not OK to offend one person who objects to things we have done and taught in schools since the founding of this nation. We need to demand tax credits so we can afford to escape this cultural wasteland, and don't support any lawmaker who won't go along, since the Supreme Court has already made this legal last year. (See Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization vs. Winn) Don't take "no" for an answer. Remember, these are our schools, bought with our tax dollars, and our kids they are brainwashing.
1 posted on 01/27/2012 7:58:48 AM PST by setourchildrenfree
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To: setourchildrenfree

The “Public School” system is better understood as Marx’s “School Collective”, after which it was fashioned.

Get your kids out of them as quickly as possible.

Educate them in the private school of your choice, or home school them, or form your own school cooperative with like minded neighbors and relatives.

There is a world of difference between a Cooperative and a Collective.

It is inconsistent to submit your children to the authority of those with whom you fundamentally disagree. Your children might interpret it as hypocrisy.


2 posted on 01/27/2012 8:02:51 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: setourchildrenfree

“Schools belong to taxpaying parents.”

AND taxpaying NON parents


3 posted on 01/27/2012 8:03:05 AM PST by Renegade
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To: setourchildrenfree
setourchildrenfree
Since Jan 25, 2012

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4 posted on 01/27/2012 8:10:46 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: setourchildrenfree

The government schools don’t “belong” to taxpayers any more than the military does.

The real owners of everything governmental is whomever makes the decisions that are carried out by governmental institutions.

Those people “ain’t us”, and can’t be. The only solution is to eliminate almost all of the existing governmental institutions and to keep an electoral knife to the throats of those who control the remaining institutions.

You are completely right that children need to be removed from govenment schools - but bear in mind that charters are government schools, too. The union influence may be less, but the curriculum, “values”, social policies, and the indoctrination the teachers have gone through are the same.


5 posted on 01/27/2012 8:17:02 AM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Westbrook
The “Public School” system is better understood as Marx’s “School Collective”, after which it was fashioned. Get your kids out of them as quickly as possible.

No, that mentality is why we have such a lousy government right now. Get off the couch and make some changes. Run for school board. Attend school board meetings and speak up. Write to the newspaper. Get a PTO going. Volunteer and get involved with the schools. Get a job with the district at the admin level or on a campus. It's too easy to sit home and complain.

The superintendent and elementary and HS principals hated my guts. Ha, too bad. If I heard of some stupid new rule, they'd have a change of heart by 8 o'clock the next morning. Hey, a few well placed phone calls can move moutains at warp speed (fyi, changing a legislator's mind takes longer, about 2 weeks).

6 posted on 01/27/2012 8:27:01 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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7 posted on 01/27/2012 8:53:58 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: setourchildrenfree

Exactly.


8 posted on 01/27/2012 10:06:28 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: bgill

You go your way.

I’ll go mine.

It’s bad enough already that I have to pay for your way, even though I refuse to use it. That’s one of the differences between a collective and a cooperative.

I’m not sitting at home and complaining. I’m educating my own kids. I’m a professional engineer, but we also have many resources from which to draw, including other home schoolers and an almost infinite selection of on-line learning tools, as well as our well-endowed personal library.

My wife and I teach our nine kids *OUR* values. Good luck getting any kind of conservative values taught in the government school collective. You will fight and fight and fight and fight, with the teachers, with the school admin, with your neighbors, with the press, and you’ll lose your kids to the government collective mindset in the end.

Kids that come out of that system with the proper perspectives in life, do so in SPITE of the system, NOT because of it.

What I hate is having people compel me by threat of force to pay for their grandiose socialist experiments. Even worse, is when they force me to participate in them against my will.

I don’t care what you do.

Why must you compel me by threat of force to do the same as you, or to pay for you to do it?


9 posted on 01/27/2012 1:45:28 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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