You have no clue how bad things have gotten in the schools.
They are currently being run by bureaucrats who have no knowledge of content but understand "faster" "earlier" and "more", the sum of which equals success. And they are the ones who set curriculum and decide whether teachers are competent.
Agreed however about ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carrol Cox" <cbcox at ilstu.edu> To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org Sent: Friday, June 3, 2011 11:28:46 AM Subject: Re: [lbo-talk] Liberals
Dennis makes a good point. I want to suggest that for a century U.S. education (and probably Europeant systems as well) has been grounded on a disastrously false Theory of Schooling, and that instead of throwing stupid spitballs and childish squawks at teachers and schools we should be making a serious attempt to define that theory and to subject it to critique. As a first approximation: