Friday, March 28, 2014

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America - Part 2



"I don't want a nation of thinkers. I want a nation of workers." -- John D. Rockefeller 

This video is just a brief introduction to a very serious subject. The five books listed below will provide further study.

The soundtrack is now available at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/expo... and https://market.android.com/details?id...

To see/hear more of Neal's work go to http://www.TheRealNealFox.com and http://www.TheArtOffensive.com

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Eight problems with Common Core Standards

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/eight-problems-with-common-core-standards/2012/08/21/821b300a-e4e7-11e1-8f62-58260e3940a0_blog.html

Principal: ‘I was naïve about Common Core’

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/03/04/principal-i-was-naive-about-common-core/ 

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America - Part 1

http://covertress.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-deliberate-dumbing-down-of-america.html 

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If you thought the next generation of youth would come to their senses… College Students Fail to Name a Single U.S. Senator. What makes it even more humiliating is that it is from American University, inside the beltway. - H.L., Survival Blog

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An elementary teacher, who is a friend of mine, told me that she will be quitting teaching at the end of this school year because of the Common Core curriculum.

Additionally, because of the 'no child left behind' policy, her future salary would be based on how many students she passed. She said that she would be expected to pass all students to the next grade although 40% or more should be held back. - c

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Further Reading (for those of us who still know how to read):

       

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