Tag Archives: No Child Left Behind

The War, on illiteracy. High School Seniors unable to pass ASVAB tests.

So the predicted backlash of BushCoNomics War on Education is coming out. “Throwing money at” education was deemed inefficient and ineffective. Making sure that schools which were struggling to educate the next generation of Coolies and Cannon Fodder for the … Continue reading

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We’ll all be neo-know-sumpin’ Texans

The conservative majority of the Texas Board of Education thinks school textbooks are “skewed” too much toward education. They want social studies to smile more favorably on Neoclassical Economics, America’s Christian heritage, and the legacy of today’s Neocons. Does it … Continue reading

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Barack Obama is your president

COLORADO SPRINGS- The superintendent of District 12 schools announced Friday that Barack Obama’s address to schoolchildren on Tuesday will not be shown in his district’s schools. I’m no defender of this president, but I have to ask, what possible rationale … Continue reading

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Barack pledges to continue Republican Dunce Plan for privatizing Public Schools

The Democrats pledged today to keep the Republican implementation of ‘No Child Left Behind’ intact, and as a result the nation’s corporate media is aglow celebrating the supposed great wisdom of Barack’s not so new Education Dunce Plan. Key points … Continue reading

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Obama’s slam Duncan of public education

It seems that the ‘Change’ President and basketball player, Barack Obama, has picked another Basketball jock like himself to head up National Education policy? In choosing Arne Duncan for the post, Barack Obama slam Dunkan-ed the Chicago community organizing group, … Continue reading

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The All-American Hitler Youth uniform

COLO. SPRINGS- You won’t find Youth Football scheduled on Sundays. Are they concerned about conflicting with Sunday church service or with the NFL? Televised Pro Football doesn’t defer to the Lord’s day, in fact, it’s rechristened it. That’s not to … Continue reading

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To Recreate 68 at the Denver DNC is not a call to incite a Rumble in the Jungle

I hope we can recreate 68. Let’s break through the media moratorium on the social issues important to us. Let’s remind the TV populace that we want to hold at least our Democratic Party politicians accountable to listen to our needs. Official channels do not permit people to raise their voices above a silent consent. The DNC in August, in Denver, is opportunity knocking in the streets. Continue reading

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What makes a good teacher?

What makes a good teacher? The Bush Adminstration and the various school adminstrations in Colorado Springs think that they have the answer to that simple question. They think that a good teacher is one that is bullied by themselves, and … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind

It’s a double entendre. It describes the Army plan to salvage our education slogan, to harvest the dummies from our scuttled schools, who have no other job prospects than to serve as cannon fodder for greedy big oil. They’re also … Continue reading

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Laura Bush’s ‘Take a Child to the Libary to Read’ program

The corporate media does such a snow job on us, that most Americans actually seem to buy deep into the image making that is pushed off onto us. Dubya the Clown sez, No Child Left Behind’ and we take that … Continue reading

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The No Child Left Behind by military recruiters opt out form

Tomorrow we’re meeting in front of William Palmer High School to urge students to fill out their opt-out forms.   The No-Child-Left-Behind Act had a provision that gave military recruiters access to all secondary school student records. The act also … Continue reading

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