The Texas GOP’s declarative position against critical thinking in public schools, or any schools, for that matter, is now an official part of their political platform. It is public record in the Republican Party of Texas 2012 platform. With regard to critical thinking, the Republican Party of Texas document states: “Knowledge-Based Education – We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.” (page 20, Republican Party of Texas, 2012).
if you’re talking about destruction, don’t you know that you can count me out… I share John Lennon’s ambivalence about the revolution, but I think there are revolutions coming. Maybe a revolution doesn’t have to include the choreography and armament to take the Bastille? How about a revolution in agriculture? We watched a video about […]
Originally Published @ Daily Kos http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/01/1198356/-April-Fool-s-Report-State-of-The-Nation?detail=hide Now that Republicans have gained complete control of both houses of the US Congress and the White House, our esteemed leader and former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney can finally get down to the work of rigging the elections and turning the treasury over to big business interests – […]
Credits: http://sinisterdreams.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/reaganomics.jpg Related topics Bush recession Romney economic plan Obama economic plan Reaganomics trickle down economics class warfare According to the obfuscations of mainstream corporate media, neither President Barack Obama nor former governor Willard “Mitt” Romney has laid out a coherent economic plan for the thoughtful consideration of American voters. Huh? President Obama’s blueprint for […]