What do you think of public education? I have been reading a few things about various changes in the public school systems, and frankly I am a bit annoyed by them. For the record, I am pro high school exit exam; in my opinion a two year old could have passed that test (exaggeration don't attack this statement).
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. I don't know much about this yet, but perhaps someone does.
(I put this up because a teacher of mine was blabbering about how bad this act is, but I wasn't really listening.)
Here are some things I found in a book called: None dare call it education by John A. Stormer.
Inventive Spelling:"new-new math" books tell students that math isn't too
important anymore because computers do the work and then
instructs them to "guess and check" until they get "right"
I fortunately have not encountered any of the above in my school years. But I ask is this stuff really happening?how children across America, instead of being taught to
spell, are encouraged to use "inventive spelling" and parents
are instructed not to correct them. "Educators" say spelling
isn't necessary because "spell-check" on computers will do
What would your reaction be if you received the following quiz in a history class:
Discuss(1) What do you think caused your heterosexuality? (3) Is it
possible your heterosexuality is just a phase which you might
outgrow? (5) If you've never slept with a person of the same
sex and enjoyed it, is it possible that all you need is a good gay
lover? (7) Why do you as a heterosexual feel compelled to
seduce others into your lifestyle? (9) Would you want your
children to be heterosexual knowing the problems they would
face, such as unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted dis-
eases, domestic violence, etc? (13) Considering the menace of
overpopulation, how would the human race survive if
everyone was a heterosexual like you? (15) How can you
become a whole person if you limit yourself to compulsive,
exclusive heterosexuality? Shouldn't you at least try to
develop your natural, healthy, homosexual potential?