The Left makes everything worse that they touch. Look at the schools. - Dennis Prager, November, 2018
"Public education is a socialist monopoly, a real one." - The late Milton Friedman, professor emeritus and Nobel Laureate
A 2014 HERI report found that 60 percent of professors nationwide identified as left-leaning and that they outnumbered right-leaning educators by a ratio of 5 to 1.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) was founded in 1991 by Bernie Sanders, a self-identified socialist who had recently been elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Sanders’ CPC co-founders included House members Ron Dellums,Lane Evans, Thomas Andrews, Peter DeFazio, and Maxine Waters. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) was also involved in CPC’s founding and in Caucus activities thereafter; IPS continues to advise CPC on various matters to this day.https://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/wa ... 09H7Akk.99
America's older generations have no one to blame but themselves. They delivered their children and grandchildren into the hands of unionized public schools run by leftist administrators, with their dumbed-down, biased curricula.
Socialism isn't power to the people, it's power to the socialist rulers. But maybe such a system looks appealing to young people: A new study shows that 52.1% of kids live in households that get welfare. It's a way of life. - https://www.investors.com/politics/edit ... socialism/
Since 1970, teachers unions have been demanding, and getting more and more money. This, they promised us, was "for the children."
As a result, total education spending has almost tripled, in constant dollars. But student performance has gone nowhere.
"In 1950, we spent (in 1989 dollars) $1,333 per student. In 1989 we spent $4931. As John Silber, the President of Boston University, has written, 'It is troubling that this nearly fourfold increase in real spending has brought no improvement. It is scandalous that it has not prevented substantial decline.' " - William J. Bennett, former Secretary of Education, in The De-Valuing of America