Organizing Communities To Save Good Schools

Destroy the good to reform the weak?  What can communities that have good schools do to stop the destruction of their schools and the weakening of their societies? Is the movement to reform education driven by educators working for children, or forces determined to destroy the American Dream and establish a new type of feudalism? What if your community has created great schools and is…

Good People Don’t Lie. The Intentional Omission Of Facts Is Lying

Another community meeting. Our state politician stands in front of two-hundred concerned and ready- to-help citizens. The meeting was called by concerned parents and teachers; people who believe that open, honest discussion and examination of facts will help save our public schools. The meeting progresses and all of the information given by the organizers about the state’s economy and our ability to save our public…

Saving Your Community Means Saving Our Nation

Ask any of the present education reformers who are set upon destroying our schools how education works. Ask what our schools do for our kids, their families, our communities, and our nation. Ask any of them what actually happens in classrooms: The socialization, and the mastery of foundation skills for individuals to use to be able to contribute to themselves and to society. Ask the…

My Handout For Peregrine Books Presentation

Dear Friends, The intent of Vital Lies is to provide a format for local and national discussion. Vital Lies took over 10 years to research and write. It was released in eBook format in 2012 and is available globally. In January, due to intense pressure from friends, the first printing as a paperback was released. Peregrine Book Company carries the paperback locally. Both the paperback…

The Corpocracy Destroying The American Dream

When the few are able to amass the wealth of the many, freedom ends and totalitarianism begins. Maybe it is a universal law? In every human organizational structure, be it religious or political, a few are able to create ways of amassing the wealth. These few then determine how it will be distributed, if at all, to the masses. Call this the iron law of…

Please Read This Excerpt From Vital Lies…

INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE STAGE. (Footnotes deleted for this WP blog) This book explores areas of weakness in our schools, provides examples of what needs to be changed, and gives examples of how this change can occur. It discusses the historical basis of the current system, political obstacles to change, and examples of re-structuring instructional delivery systems (how we teach) that incorporate the new technology. It…

Get rich! Your Guide For Distorting Education To Access Tax Dollar$$$

At this time in American history anyone with gumption and a disregard for children and their futures, or the future of America, can obtain wealth, help destroy public district schools, and gain access to the education tax dollars citizens pay. Here’s how You can become wealthy: Get rid of locally elected boards of education. Many are already compromised by lack of citizen interest, so bypass…

Part I: The Dismantling Of Comprehensive Education: A Case Study.

(3 parts combined in this blog) Decades, ago, Arizona along with most other states, set standards for public education curricula. The state’s educational leaders defined what children need to know and be able to do in at least ten interdisciplinary content areas: mathematics, reading, writing, the sciences, social studies and civics (local, state, and national government), the arts, comprehensive health, technology, foreign language, and workplace…

A Plan Of Action To Save A Cohesive Union

“One Nation” cannot exist if its citizens do not have common language, culture, and understanding of freedom and how it is preserved. Recent attempts to destroy the American public educational system that has provided this cohesiveness may result in the end of our freedom and greatness. The success of those who are destroying public education through choice, privatization, and greed, is in direct proportion to…

A Horrible Manifestation Of A Cultural Lag

All that befalls education today is caused by disconnected assumptions about unproven ideologies. Garbage thinking accepted as truth. Fact-adverse mentalities running their undisciplined stupidity as if they know what they are doing and where the rest of us need to go. I no longer discount the dirty, ugly forces of greed that sacrifice the American Dream and the future of America for personal and corporate…