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The Radical Egalitarian Assault on the Big Apple

The radical egalitarian agenda is to kill off elite public schools and gifted programs, and impose racial/ethnic punishment quotas to encourage school violence. hen relax the war on crime to achieve “social justice.” Finally, raise taxes to hire more city employees who will, hopefully, help fix these self-imposed calamities. Continue reading

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The Education of Our Children (According to Jefferson)

An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic. Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight. It is therefore imperative that the nation see to it that a suitable education be provided for all its citizens. (Thomas Jefferson) Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass Foundation Condemns Installation of Common Core and the Nationalization of Education

The Frederick Douglass Foundation released this statement on Common Core education in 2013. We think it is worth revisiting as the American States begin to wake up, listen to their constituents, and push back against the nationalization of education in this country. Continue reading

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Screening: Building the Machine

Still not sure what Common Core is about? Want to know what all the fuss is about? Why had almost no one heard of it until it was too late? Is it too late? Watch this short film. Continue reading

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Epic Fail: The Crisis in American Education

Our students’ epidemic failure in class, however, is only symptomatic of a much larger issue. It is academia’s approach to teaching and learning that has utterly failed in its responsibility to these children. Further, the politicizing of public education by self-styled experts and administrators alike is as much the cause as anything. Continue reading

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Nathan Hale

It would seem that today’s educational system could use a little infusion of patriotism and more Nathan Hales. The American ideals of hard work and sacrifice have gone the way of God and Country. Our longstanding “common core” of Civic Duty, Vigilance, and Individual Excellence has been been abandoned for a model of intentional arrested development, designed to foster a national system of substandard measures, masquerading as equality. Continue reading

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