Saturday, July 31, 2010

Heritage asks 'What is President Obama's Education Agenda?'

In this short and to the point article The Heritage Foundation asks the question: What is President Obama's Education Agenda?' Well...

"National standards would not make public schools accountable to families; rather, they would make schools responsive to bureaucrats in Washington, D.C. Moreover, national standards and tests would be a one-size-fits-all approach that tends toward mediocrity and standardization, undercutting the pockets of excellence and the principle of federalism on which this nation is founded."

No surprise there. This has been going on for years. It was called Goals 2000 and Outcome Based Education when my children were younger. I wonder what pithy name it will be given this time? Problem is it's the same ol' same ol' and won't do anything to help create an educated populace. Once again it will simply increase the number of homeschoolers in this country when parents realize the damage it is doing to their children in public school. Those Democrats just keep on making my job easier and easier.

1 comment:

Nekkid Chicken said...

You know, I am so happy to have finally had enough with crappy public education. We started homeschooling, on April 15 this year. Perfect don't you think. I just don't know about politicians any longer.