At least government schools are preparing children for the future by nurturing skills that will please their bureaucrat masters in the degenerating USSA. A sixth grade assignment from Texas:
Notice socialist/communist nations use symbolism on their flags representing various aspects of their economic system. Imagine a new socialist nation is creating a flag and you have been put in a [sic] charge of creating a flag. Use symbolism to represent aspects of socialism/communism on your flag. What kind of symbolism/colors would you use?
Considering that this assignment was a product of CSCOPE, described as “the prelude to having the Obama Common Core Standards in our schools,” here’s a design sure to win a gold star:
Members of the Senate Education Committee [last] Thursday grilled the creators of a curriculum system used across Texas that critics say promotes anti-American values and stifles classroom flexibility.
Committee Chairman Dan Patrick, R-Houston, called it “a mess.” One witness compared the system to “mind control,” and an algebra teacher wept as he described quitting because he felt he was “aiding and abetting a crime” by using CSCOPE in his classroom.
CSCOPE is an electronic curriculum management system that offers Web-based lesson plans and exams designed to help teachers adhere to state education requirements. It is used in 875 school districts — more than 70 percent of districts statewide…
A string of witnesses before the Senate Education Committee criticized the program for promoting liberal values they said are anti-Christian at best and openly socialist at worst.
Some lessons promote Islam; another describes participants in the Boston Tea Party as terrorists. This is what we can expect of government
indoctrination education in Hopey Changey fundamentally transformed America.
On a tip from Byron.