August 18, 2017
“conversion of public schools from places of learning into therapeutic institutions for diagnosing and treating perceived social-emotional problems.“
“DESSA is there to rate students on their behaviors but then to offer intervention to improve their scores. Social awareness is one of the key competencies to ensure the students are aware and accepting of race and diversity.”
“too many public schools no longer focus on imparting academic knowledge. Rather, egged on by the federal government and private players, they consider children to be patients in need of treatment to dislodge personality characteristics that don’t match the government’s preferred profile.”
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 10:14 AM
5.25.17 – The National Pulse
“Mental Health Assessments or Standardized Testing? Lines Are Blurring.” – by Emmett McGroarty
This piece was co-authored by Jane Robbins, an attorney and senior fellow at the American Principles Project.