educate: [emphasis added]
- 1 a: to provide schooling for (chose to educate their children at home) b: to train by formal instruction and supervised practice especially in a skill, trade, or profession
- 2 a: to develop mentally, morally, or aesthetically especially by instruction b: to provide with information : inform (educating themselves about changes in the industry)
- 3: to persuade or condition to feel, believe, or act in a desired way (educate the public to support our position)
He climaxed his teaching career as New York State Teacher of the Year after being named New York City Teacher of the Year on three occasions. He quit teaching on the OP ED page of the Wall Street Journal in 1991 while still New York State Teacher of the Year, claiming that he was no longer willing to hurt children. [emphasis added]
Since then, he’s written several books and speaks publicly about reforming our schools. If you want to know the real reasons our school system is the way it is, you can read his book The Underground History of American Education here. For a short pictorial summary, go here.
No, I don’t know John Taylor Gotto, even though he lives just a couple hours away. And no, I’m not getting anything for plugging his stuff, except the satisfaction that maybe someone, somewhere who reads this will follow a link and try to understand just what it is we do when we give our kids to the state at age five.
Because it’s going to get worse. Obama’s not satisfied with thirteen years of their lives. No, he wants control of their minds from the delivery room.
It will be the goal of this administration to ensure that every child has access to a complete and competitive education – from the day they are born to the day they begin a career.
Already, we have made an historic investment in education through the economic recovery plan. We have dramatically expanded early childhood education and will continue to improve its quality, because we know that the most formative learning comes in those first years of life. [emphasis added]
He knows that if the government can just remove the parents’ influence in those early years, we will have a generation of robots a la 1984 – who are so much easier for the government to control.
If you have kids in public school, I enourage you to get them out. If you can’t afford private school, look into home schooling. There’s a wealth of information available, and you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to teach your own kids, despite what the government would have you believe. They have managed to learn to walk and talk without the state’s help, haven’t they?
If you choose to leave your kids in public school, if you’re not willing to take responsibility for the greatest blessings God ever gave you, don’t be surprised if they behave like this in a few years: