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Extreme Political Correctness Is Making Public School Education Pure Hell For America’s Children

Political Correctness

Political correctness is taking over America, and this is especially true when it comes to our public schools.  In the United States today, our public schools are being transformed into “Big Brother” training centers where virtually everything that our children do inside and even outside of school is being monitored, tracked, scrutinized and put into permanent records.  As you will read about below, some U.S. public schools are now even monitoring the social media accounts of their students and are ready to pounce on any perceived violation.  “Zero tolerance” policies have been implemented at public schools nationwide, and if a student does break “the rules”, it can result in immediate arrest and it can end up haunting them for the rest of their lives.  Meanwhile, the content of the “educational instruction” that our children are receiving continues to decline.  At this point, public schools in American have become little more than government indoctrination centers, and a steady stream of politically correct propaganda is being endlessly pumped into their heads.  Our children may not know how to read, write or do math very well, but they sure do know how to let others do their thinking for them.  As a result, most of our public school students are dumb as a rock, and as you will see below a new study has found that U.S. adults “are dumber than the average human”.

Political correctness in our schools has become so pervasive that it has even crept into the playgrounds.  For example, footballs and baseballs have been deemed “dangerous” at one middle school in Long Island and have been permanently banned…

As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Monday, officials at Weber Middle School in Port Washington are worried that students are getting hurt during recess. Thus, they have instituted a ban on footballs, baseballs, lacrosse balls, or anything that might hurt someone on school grounds.

But if that was the worst our kids had to put up with, they could certainly survive it.

Unfortunately, these days a single politically incorrect mistake by your kid could result in an arrest and being hauled out of school in handcuffs.  Just consider the following examples from a recent article by John Whitehead

These days, it is far too easy to rattle off the outrageous examples of zero tolerance policy run amok in our nation’s schools. A 14-year-old student arrested for texting in class. Three middle school aged boys in Florida thrown to the ground by police officers wielding rifles, who then arrested them for goofing off on the roof of the school. A 9-year-old boy suspended for allegedly pointing a toy at a classmate and saying “bang, bang.” Two 6-year-old students in Maryland suspended for using their fingers as imaginary guns in a schoolyard game of cops and robbers. A 12-year-old New York student hauled out of school in handcuffs for doodling on her desk with an erasable marker. An 8-year-old boy suspended for making his hand into the shape of a gun, in violation of the school district’s policy prohibiting “playing with invisible guns.” A 17-year-old charged with a felony for keeping his tackle box in his car parked on school property, potentially derailing his chances of entering the Air Force. Two seventh graders in Virginia suspended for the rest of the school year for playing with airsoft guns in their own yard before school.

This is the constant danger that is looming over the heads of our public school students today.  And what makes this even worse are the “zero tolerance” policies that have been put in place all over the country.  It does not matter if your kid is a straight A student that has never done a single thing wrong.  If your kid breaks the politically correct rules, the hammer will be brought down on your kid very hard.  And according to Whitehead, many schools are now continually monitoring the social media accounts of their students for any “violations”…

Despite a general consensus that zero tolerance policies have failed to have any appreciable impact on student safety, schools have doubled down on these policies to the detriment of children all across the nation. Indeed, the zero tolerance mindset is so entrenched among school administrators all over America that we are now seeing school officials reaching into the personal lives of students to police their behavior at all times. For example, 13,000 students in the Glendale Unified School District in California are now being subjected to constant social media monitoring by school officials. Superintendent Richard Sheehan has hired private firm Geo Listening to analyze the public social media posts of students both off and on campus. Whether on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or any other social media platform, students will have their posts and comments analyzed for evidence of “bullying, cyber-bullying, hate and shaming activities, depression, harm and self harm, self hate and suicide, crime, vandalism, substance abuse and truancy.”

Unfortunately, the Glendale program is simply one component of a larger framework in which all student activity is treated as an open book by school administrators. What we are witnessing is a paradigm shift in American society, in which no personal activity is safe from the prying eyes of government agents and their corporate allies. Every decision and action, no matter how innocent, is scrutinized, analyzed, filed, stored, and eventually held against you when those in power feel like it.

You can read the remainder of Whitehead’s outstanding article right here.

So does it make you feel safer knowing that school authorities are “monitoring” your kids at all times?

And while they are sitting in the classroom, the goal is to “shape young minds” to accept the politically correct agenda of the progressives.

If parents only knew what was going on in these classrooms they would be absolutely shocked.  For example, one sixth grade class in Arkansas was recently given an assignment to “revise” the Bill of Rights because it has become “outdated”

Sixth graders at the Bryant School District in Arkansas were given an assignment to “revise” the “outdated” Bill of Rights by deleting and replacing two amendments, using the “War on Terror” and the Patriot Act as a guide.

The worksheet, which is the first Constitutional assignment of the school year, tells students that they will be on a “National Revised Bill of Rights Task Force” who will “prioritize, prune, and add amendments” for a “Revised Bill of Rights.”

“The government of the United States is currently revisiting the Bill of Rights,” the assignment states. “They have determined that it is outdated and may not remain in its current form any longer.”

Is that the kind of stuff that you want your kid to be taught?

Meanwhile, the reading, writing and math skills of U.S. students continue to decline.  The following is an excerpt from a recent article by Dave Hodges

For the most part, the end product our schools are producing is grossly substandard. SAT reading scores have declined to 40 year lows and there is no sign of a rebound. Since reading is the key to all knowledge, we are sending our children to a gunfight with a butter knife. Before the defenders of the public school system raise their voices in opposition, everyone needs to realize that our school children have been under attack for decades. Even the best educators have referred to our public education system as “the deliberate dumbing down of America.”

The results of our foolish national experiment with progressive education are predictable.  A brand new international study just released by the U.S. Department of Education revealed that “U.S. adults are dumber than the average human“.  The following is how USA Today described the findings of the study…

Americans have been hearing for years that their kids are lagging behind the rest of the developed world in skills. Now it’s the adults’ turn for a reality check.

A first-ever international comparison of the labor force in 23 industrialized nations shows that Americans ages 16 to 65 fall below international averages in basic problem-solving, reading and math skills, with gaps between the more- and less-educated in the USA larger than those of many other countries.

What is the solution?

Well, it would be nice if our public schools would stop doing all of the politically correct garbage and would start focusing on reading, writing and math again.

But we all know that is not going to happen.

So it is up to individual parents to make the choices that are going to be right for their own children.  Our kids are not going to be getting a high quality education in the public schools, but they are not going to be able to be successful in life without one.

About the author: Michael T. Snyder is a former Washington D.C. attorney who now publishes The Truth. His new thriller entitled “The Beginning Of The End” is now available on Amazon.com.

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  • DJohn1

    It isn’t easy being green. A song from Sesame Street?
    A lot of people are educating their kids at home on-line.
    1. It is a lot safer than sending them to school. Between after school gangs, drugs, cigarettes, inadequate security and kids being killed, yes, internet schooling is taking off.

    2. They get a better education at home than kids at school.
    3. They can be taught the religious beliefs of their parents at home with no one restricting them from doing so.
    4. The education is often one on one teaching. Try that in a public school system with tenured teachers that cannot be fired.
    5. Children do not always follow a common denominator. Their needs are often different. So kids learn at different rates. Group schooling cannot afford to teach the ones that are different.
    And that is what it means. It isn’t easy being different from someone else in a public school.
    Dealing with propaganda and homogenized news censored by our leaders so that thinking is discouraged or forbidden is not the way to a free democracy. Not that we have a democracy. We have a Republic.
    The eventual answer might be to do away with Public Schooling.

    What takes its place? That is the million dollar question.

    • SafetyViking

      Yep…I see it too. At least a reduction in the number of schools. Kids deserve a chance to at least TRY to make something of themselves & home/internet school just makes sense. Not like the indoctrination centers they go to now…

  • SafetyViking

    The only part of this article I had to laugh at was the 70 year old “This will go on your permanent record” BS. What record are they talking about? I’m a successful person by any stretch of the imagination & I did some very bad things back then. You don’t get to Point B if you’re crippled at Point A, so that argument has NO legs….

    • Hammerstrike

      Such a BS flag marks them as epic buttholes, thought.

      Oh and (non-violent) retaliation is needed,
      there should be a record for the examples Michael mentionned, a Beware: Special Teachers list of schools that parents should not send their children into.

    • David

      The main issue would be getting admitted to a competitive university — and many universities are competitive these days. One can always go to a community college first, I don’t think it ruins your life like some people do, but it’s not nothing.

  • seth datta

    They must dumb down the population so the evil wicked ones can take over.

  • Chey Barnes

    Common Core Privacy Issues

    You will likely be hearing a great deal about The Common Core State Standards Initiative in the upcoming months as this new standard becomes the new education benchmark for schools nationwide. The Common Core
    State Standards Initiative is a state led U.S. education initiative that seeks to bring diverse state curricula into alignment with each other by following the principles of standards based education reform. The initiative is
    sponsored by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. These new standards are the academic benchmarks for reading and math that lay out what students should
    know and do at each grade level, as well as after high school. Currently, 45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted the standards, while five
    other states created their own version. For those that have adopted the standards, they will be fully implemented by the 2014-15 school year, when new
    assessments aligned with the Common Core are published. The state schools are requiring adoption of the Common Core standards in order for them to receive desperately needed grant funds.

    Widely misunderstood and controversial, Common Core is designed to better equip American students to compete in the international marketplace. Proponents say that the focus is digging deeper into concepts so students come away with a stronger analytical skills and
    a mastery of the topic in order to be better prepared for college or a career. A standardized test used across most of the country would provide valuable comparisons for parents seeking the best education and businesses looking for high achievers.

    Opponents of the Common Core State Standards are portraying this state-created education strategy as an overreach of the federal government and also decry that the standards do not suggest how teachers conduct their lessons or list books. Educators have been criticizing standardized testing for many years, likening them to “manufacturing” test scores for students. Classroom surveys show most teachers do not find scores from standardized tests scores very useful; the tests do not help a teacher understand what to do next in working
    with a student because they do not indicate how the student learns or thinks.

    Nor do they measure much of what students should learn or adequately measure thinking skills or assess what people can do on real-world tasks.

    Teacher’s evaluations are now based upon standardized test scores affecting their base salaries, potential merit pay, and job status. Teachers complain that there is now so much constant testing and test preparation that they are not having time to do what they are supposed to be doing – which is teach!

    Getting back to the subject of this blog which is Common Core and what privacy concerns we have to anticipate now that it is the universally accepted educational
    initiative throughout the U.S. There are some disturbing aspects of this education reform currently being advanced by the Obama administration which is the unprecedented and extraordinary monitoring and tracking of students.

    Research grants have been allotted to explore the use of electronic bracelets on children and even functioning magnetic resonance imaging to measure learning. They have also established a $100 million dollar national database which collects of massive amounts of personal data on students, an Eye – Swipe – Nano Program and a radio frequency chip in student ID cards.

    The amount and extent of data collected on our children is truly mind-numbing. It is a literal “cradle to career system.” Data elements include or will include newborn screening (genetic) data; preschool screening including mental health data; biometric data (like iris scans); homework; assessments, that according to the federal government will now include measurement of psychological
    characteristics; parental voting status and religious affiliation; extra-curricular activities; college data; income; and other employment data. These data bases will allow
    student data to be shared across states, to multiple agencies of the federal government, and to researchers and private corporations all without parental consent or knowledge.

    This data is designed to psychologically profile children for everything from kindergarten readiness to the type of job for which the government or corporate authorities determine they are most suited.

    This is a gross violation of the 4th amendment to the U.S. Constitution and has resulted in outrage from all points on the political spectrum to the point of causing state affiliates of the ACLU and PTA to threaten lawsuits and
    commentators and parents to join forces against this incredible loss of privacy.