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School-to-Work = The Reason Our Schools Are Failing

School-to-Work = The Reason Our Schools Are Failing

Recently I spoke to a group of limited-government activists in Salt Lake City, Utah. While there, I provided a literature table that offered many of the newsletters and tapes that the American Policy Center and The DeWeese Report have for distribution. I was frankly surprised and dismayed at the fact ...
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School-to-Work

School-to-Work

THE NATIONALIZATION OF EDUCATION "I was in a Senate hearing room when one of Michigan's leading business people turned to me and said, 'there comes a time when somebody must say to this child - you go to college - and to this child - you go to work'. My ...
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Today's Classroom - Training Ground For Global Village Idiots

Today’s Classroom – Training Ground For Global Village Idiots

Over the past several issues of The DeWeese Report I have been dwelling on how the agenda of the United Nations is tied directly to the radical environmental movement and the program called Sustainable Development. I've also tried to show how the restructuring of our public schools, through programs like ...
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It Takes a Whole Village to Destroy a Child

It Takes a Whole Village to Destroy a Child

"IN EDUCATION WE TRULY 'AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET.' WE ARE RAPIDLY MOVING INTO A NEW ERA THAT DEMANDS INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING, GLOBAL AWARENESS AND A KNOWLEDGE AND WORKING USE OF THE INFORMATION EXPLOSION AND ITS TOOLS. IN EDUCATION, WE ARE SOMETIMES FAR TOO INCLINED TO CLING TO THE PAST, THE OLD, ...
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Is Your Child's School Really a House of Horrors?

Is Your Child’s School Really a House of Horrors?

Parents looking to the beginning of the new school year may fear a repeat of the violence that has occurred, but the real House of Horrors, says the American Policy Center is just as frightening. Here's what the Center says awaits returning students: 1. Social promotion into grades where they ...
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Resolution For 1999's Education Wars

Resolution For 1999’s Education Wars

CHANGE THE DEBATE! By Tom DeWeese, President American Policy Center Grassroots activists across the nation are preparing for the coming fights in the 106th Congress. The battle to stop radical education "restructuring" including federal programs like School-to-Work and Goals 2000 will be the central focus of back-to-basics activists. But, with ...
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School-to-Work will:

School-to-Work will:

1. Inject the federal government into developing school curriculum (and standards) to meet the needs of business; 2. Force students to choose "career pathways" no later than 10th grade; 3. Mandate the integration of all curricula for all students in all grades with "workforce training" and proper "worker attitudes"; 4 ...
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The Relentless Ride of a Modern Day Paul Revere

The Relentless Ride of a Modern Day Paul Revere

Some say there are no more heroes. Some say America is devoid of the great minds who share the love of freedom and the courage of conviction that were commonplace in our founding fathers. Some say individuals don't count. But, once in a while, in our value-deprived modern times, there ...
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What's Hillary Up To????

What’s Hillary Up To????

Bill mentioned it in the State of the Union message, the White House sponsored a conference on it, ABC's Night Line devoted an entire program to it and Hillary wrote about it in her weekly column. The issue - developing your child's brain from birth. Based on recent scientific reports ...
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