November 3, 2016
PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE NOT WHAT THEY PRETEND TO BE
To get a good eye-opening background for understanding what preschool through grade 12 education is like in the Unites States, look at Samel Blumenfeld’s education letter, December 1989 :
Note: Public Education has progressed at an alarming rate since 1989, going far beyond what Mr. Blumenfeld outlined in the above-linked education letter.
The “Lifelong learning” touted by the education establishment, is actually lifelong conditioning (brain-washing). Public education does not instill in students a thirst for knowledge, or give them the skills necessary to learn and keep learning for themselves all their lives.
What John Andrews said about the Douglas County 3A and 3B, applies to the proposed Jefferson County School District, of 3A and 3B in Jefferson county:
“Yet another tax hike for well-heeled Cherry Creek. Sorry, but public education is already awash in too much money and too much union red tape, yielding woeful mediocrity. (editor’s bold and italicized font)
“True reform won’t come until taxpayers stop the gravy train. That’s the tough-love vote for better schools no matter where you live.”