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99 Years of Progress Erased – unless we fight back

Public healthcare for all? Public education for all? What is being done to our monetized children regarding their potential healthcare and their existing education, with its state mandated high stakes testing preparation that is accompanied by data mining, is immoral. … Continue reading

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We cannot teach dead children.

Education issues are healthcare issues. Children with birth defects, children requiring special education, and other children with special needs are now being denied their basic needs because they don’t “deserve” them and are a financial and academic drain. Fully qualified teachers … Continue reading

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Bigfoot and Public Education

Approximately 35% of Americans believe that President Trump is doing an acceptable job. The same percentage, though not necessarily the same people, believes in Bigfoot. Betsey DeVos is Secretary of Education. Rick Perry is Secretary of Energy. Jeff Sessions is Attorney … Continue reading

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Dark Money, Betsy DeVos, Blackwater, Lamar Alexander, Erik Prince and our children

  CONNECT THE DOTS. Jane Mayer in her 2016 New York Times bestseller, Dark Money, intersperses the DeVos family scandals from page 15 to page 360. Yes, Betsy Prince DeVos, the prospective Secretary of Education, is the sister of Erik … Continue reading

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America’s Public Education for All and America’s Foreign Wars

While the USA rebuilds war torn foreign countries with the aim of helping them flourish independently, the establishment of decent public schools for all is deemed a necessity. What are our taxes paying for in the foreign countries we have … Continue reading

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Dismantling Public Education: 1926 insight into 2016 corporate education reform programs and tests

Teacher, historian and philosopher Will Durant cut through the ideological propaganda of his era and ours. We must do the same, or we and our children will suffer and die in well indoctrinated semi-ignorance and poverty. Civil disobedience and the … Continue reading

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“O say can you see… ?” – Are our children being well educated or merely indoctrinated and trained?

“O say can you see… ?” Are our children in school being indoctrinated rather than well educated? Merely job trained for control and obedience? “It took 117 years from the time ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ was written in 1814 until … Continue reading

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Opt-Out: Believe the DNC and Hillary – OR – John King, the Secretary of Education?

These are facts, not opinions. Secretary of Education John King will financially penalize schools and districts when parents opt-out of high stakes standardized testing for their children. John King is appointed by President Obama. The DNC and Hillary will guarantee … Continue reading

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(D) (R) “Make Illinois Great Again”: Lies, Theft, and Posturing

Illinois is a microcosm of every state. The austerity programs in the wealthiest and most powerful country in the world are insane behaviors. The wealthiest is the poorest? This is lunacy. Yet we are all exposed to this schizophrenic magical … Continue reading

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Snoopy: Is life a multiple choice test? No.

“Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, ‘Is life a multiple choice test or is it a true or false test?’ …Then a voice comes to me out of the dark and says, ‘We hate to tell you … Continue reading

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