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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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Critical Thinking Skills: water fountains, restrooms, and high stakes tests

It wasn’t about water fountains in the ’60s, and it’s not about restrooms today. In order to intelligently respond to this statement, critical thinking skills are necessary. Whether you totally agree, partially agree with stipulations, understand the inferences yet disagree, … Continue reading

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PARCC Threatens and Censors Teachers

Why would a foreign company threaten a teacher and censor social networking regarding tests administered to children all across America? These tests determine which children and schools are losers. They determine teacher ratings and are used to fire teachers. They … Continue reading

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Does Don DeLillo support Opting Out ?

Does one of our most insightful modern authors, Don DeLillo, support opting out, refusing, corporate education reformers’ state mandated, standardized, high stakes tests? “Those blanked-out eternities at the airport. Getting there, waiting there, standing shoeless in long lines. Think about … Continue reading

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Peggy Robertson opened the OPT OUT CONFERENCE with six minutes of an overview of where we are and what is next

United Opt Out National Conference: Transcending Resistance, Igniting Revolution spoke the reality of the corporate education reform and its primary purpose of stealing public education tax dollars for private profit.Politicians from both political parties support and spread the propaganda and … Continue reading

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