Tag Archives: indoctrination

Common Core 4th grade compulsory reading: Obama biography portrays whites as racist

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Some parents in Dupo, Ill. are not happy that a biography of President Barack Obama is required reading for fourth-graders. They say the book contains a host of controversial elements, not least of which is that it casts white Americans who disagree with Obama’s politics as racist. Fourth-grade students at Bluffview Elementary School were instructed that they would be tested ... Read More »

8 reasons not to go to college

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You may already be wondering, “what parent in their right mind would not want their kids to go to college?” I half expect the Child Protective Services to beat down my door just for writing this. It was not that long ago that I myself would have shunned this article, and concluded that its author is an unfit parent.  But a ... Read More »

Will Smith’s son: “School is the tool to brainwash the youth”

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With an established acting career already under his belt and a budding music career underway, Jaden Smith appears to have a clear path set out for his foreseeable future. The 15-year-old “After Earth” star took to his Twitter account recently to voice his opinions around attending school including that society would be “much more intelligent” if the world dropped out of school. While Smith’s opinion ... Read More »

The 7 lesson schoolteacher – John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto

Call me Mr. Gatto, please. Twenty-six years ago, having nothing better to do at the time, I tried my hand at schoolteaching. The license I hold certifies that I am an instructor of English language and English literature, but that isn’t what I do at all. I don’t teach English, I teach school — and I win awards doing it. ... Read More »

Homeschooling growing seven times faster than public school enrollment

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As dissatisfaction with the U.S. public school system grows, apparently so has the appeal of homeschooling. Educational researchers, in fact, are expecting a surge in the number of students educated at home by their parents over the next ten years, as more parents reject public schools. A recent report in Education News states that, since 1999, the number of children who are homeschooled has ... Read More »

Britain’s Eton College asks teenage candidates to justify shooting protesters

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UK’s elite school asked 13-year old boys to pretend to be Prime Minister and justify the army shooting dead 25 protesters in a speech to win a scholarship, British media revealed. The question, which was put to students applying for the King’s Scholarship, worth one tenth of Eton’s ÂŁ32,000 a year fees, is entitled “Concerning Cruelty, Clemency and Whether It ... Read More »

Disney to roll out RFID wristbands

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Disney wants to show you a whole new world, but not everyone is feeling the love. On Monday, the Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) announced an ambitious plan to transform the visitor experience at its Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. The MyMagic+ program, which will roll out this spring, combines an interactive website and mobile app with an all-purpose electronic bracelet that acts ... Read More »

UN now promotes global indoctrination

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon video message to the first Global Education for All meeting … I am happy to welcome you to this first Global Education for All meeting … Two months ago, during the UN General Assembly, I launched Education First, a new initiative to push forward our education agenda. It was a great success, and I commend the ... Read More »