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This is a huge theme running through all of contemporary education.
So what is the correct strategy? What sort of education would actually provide the most help to the poor?
This debate was played out nicely in the contrasting…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on April 27, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Socialism is one of those words we hear 1000 times and we're still not sure what anybody is talking about.
The word is often on my mind because our Education Establishment (I conclude) is basically a socialist project inside our society. That is, everything Obama has been trying to do to the society at large, John Dewey and his successors were doing to K-12 for almost a century. Let's say that John Dewey is a…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on April 18, 2016 at 9:10pm — No Comments
When the Education Establishment tries to blame parents, students, and teachers (that is, anybody but themselves), you know this is hugely self-serving. Blaming everyone but yourself is called CYA all around the world.
Now, why would the people actually in charge of the public schools be held responsible? The Education Establishment would like to ask that question as they…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on April 11, 2016 at 3:45pm — No Comments
Education Revolution ran an article listing what they said were the really bad things in K-12 education.
I disagreed. They were the worst things from the progressive point of view. But if you asked an average person, you would probably find a blank stare. What's so bad about that?
Progressives think that children having to stay at their desks is hell on earth. I…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on April 6, 2016 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Of all the hundreds of questions provoked by the K-12 morass, here is the fundamental one: are the top people incompetent or are they subversive?
Anybody who studies K-12 will come to this impasse: is the Education Establishment clueless or conspiratorial?
Charlotte Iserbyt wrote a famous book which you can find free on the Internet: "The Deliberate Dumbing…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on April 4, 2016 at 7:07pm — No Comments