Category Archives: Education

K-12: Killing Democracy

By Bruce Deitrick Price at American Thinker, January 3, 2018 • Rudolf Flesch, in his 1955 book, noted that “things have changed in the last 10, 20 years.  For the first time in history, American parents see their children getting less education … Continue reading

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Facebook Founder Warns “God Only Knows What It’s Doing To Kids’ Brains”

According to co-founder Sean Parker, Facebook is a social-validation feedback loop … exactly the kind of thing that a hacker like myself would come up with, because you’re exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology. Continue reading

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Weapons of Mass Instruction – John Taylor Gatto

These days schooling is not education. Schooling is indoctrination. You are being prepared to be good corporate workers, not leaders, thinkers or innovators. You are being prepared to “fit in”, without a choice as to what you will “fit into”. Continue reading

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New York Common Core Opt Out Movement Gains Steam, Support from Teachers

This year, more bills to nullify Common Core and replace it with state controlled curriculum options have been introduced than ever before. Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day: Teach Your Children Well

In this current period of American political revolution, we should take note of the Declaration of Independence and pass these lessons on to our own children, the next generation to inherit the struggle for Freedom and Liberty. Continue reading

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Unraveling Common Core with Dr. Peg Luksik and New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez

Dr. Peg Luksik delves into the rise of federal intervention into local education from No Child Left Behind to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and, of course, the disaster now known as Common Core. Continue reading

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Killing Knowledge in K-12

People should give credit where credit is due: our Education Establishment, in its war against knowledge, has been cunningly successful. Continue reading

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The Purpose of Government

The Bill of Rights — which is, of course, all about liberty — is from beginning to end a statement of what the federal government may not do, to us or to the governments of the states. Continue reading

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How Far Will New York Governor Cuomo Really Go in Overhauling Common Core?

Although the press release characterizes the common core task force report as demanding an “overhaul” of the standards, the body of the report calls for minimal change. New Yorkers shouldn’t expect big changes unless they keep pushing. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 2: Four Steps to Bring Down Federal Programs

James Madison told us that using these steps together in multiple states would be extremely effective against the federal government. He wrote that doing so would “present obstructions which the federal government would hardly be willing to encounter.” Continue reading

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