ABCs of DumbDown: While We Were Sleeping

Part 1
Report published 2/11/15
By Louisiana Activists, ThePeopleLLC

Up until 1983, the education system in the United States was the envy of every nation in the world.

However, with the release of the report, “A Nation at Risk”, in that same year, our elected officials and their special interest partners had convinced the entire country that this very same education system was suddenly “failing”.  Their bogus report sparked an aggressive movement to fundamentally transform education and education funding in the United States.

Without question, the states followed the directives of the federal government as governor after governor accepted grant after grant which mandated severe changes to the way children would be educated. Terms like “accountability,” “standards,” “assessment” and “workforce training” became popular among elected officials.

In 1996, the National Governors Association (NGA) and its business partners formed Achieve, Inc. with the goal of creating national standards, assessments and systems of accountability. Louisiana was at the forefront of the states in the race to reform and, in 1997, adopted its Content Standards and Benchmarks.

Read more HERE.

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

Guerilla Media Network Iserbyt Archives link

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