ABCs of DumbDown: What’s in the Charter Schools Closet?

“It might surprise conservatives to learn what the charter school agenda is really all about. From an untitled article that appeared in the Chicago Sun Times on March 8, 1996, we learn the truth:

Determined to show that all Chicago public school students can succeed, DePaul University is waiting for the stroke of Governor Edgar’s pen to kick off plans for its own charter school…. “These children can learn at the same rate as the children of Ph.D.’s…. We have a list of things we can choose from. There’s direct instruction, whole language, team learning, cooperative learning,” said Barbara Sizemore, Dean of DePaul University’s College of Education, Chicago.

Well, well. This quote stripped the Empress Sizemore and her change agent associates of whatever clothing they had left—which wasn’t much due to this type of “bait and switch” technique having been used on parents over and over again. Create the problem; parents scream; impose a solution they would never have accepted in the first place; parents gratefully accept it, not knowing the only difference between the solution and what they had before is a new label.”  Read more HERE.

Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt
Former Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Education

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Published in: on August 17, 2014 at 7:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

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