Bush Uses Clinton Plan to Dumb Down Schools
D'Agostino, Joseph A., Human Events
Here's True Class Warfare: Keeping Kids Ignorant
Texas Gov. George W. Bush (R.) has integrated his state's public schools into the federal School-to-Work (STW) program that discriminates against some children at 11 years of age by putting them on an inferior educational track designed to develop menial job skills rather than the critical thinking skills associated with traditional education.
Conservatives have long fought such programs, inspired by the basic assumption that good citizenship (whether for garage attendants or trial lawyers) requires a solid grounding in the historical, philosophical and literary traditions of Western Civilization.
STW, like Goals …
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Publication information: Article title: Bush Uses Clinton Plan to Dumb Down Schools. Contributors: D'Agostino, Joseph A. - Author. Magazine title: Human Events. Volume: 55. Issue: 30 Publication date: August 13, 1999. Page number: 5. © Human Events Publishing, Inc. Feb 16, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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