Proof that Educrats hate America

I’m sure that many of the small number of Americans that find this site think I’m over the top when it comes to my views on just how awful the Education Bureaucracy is. I’m continuously heartened by the fact that the same awful Education Bureaucracy pretty much proves me right on a weekly (if not daily) basis.


Katherine Kersten: At U, future teachers may be reeducated
They must denounce exclusionary biases and embrace the vision. (Or else.)

Do you believe in the American dream — the idea that in this country, hardworking people of every race, color and creed can get ahead on their own merits? If so, that belief may soon bar you from getting a license to teach in Minnesota public schools — at least if you plan to get your teaching degree at the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus.

In a report compiled last summer, the Race, Culture, Class and Gender Task Group at the U’s College of Education and Human Development recommended that aspiring teachers there must repudiate the notion of “the American Dream” in order to obtain the recommendation for licensure required by the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Instead, teacher candidates must embrace — and be prepared to teach our state’s kids — the task force’s own vision of America as an oppressive hellhole: racist, sexist and homophobic.

The task group is part of the Teacher Education Redesign Initiative, a multiyear project to change the way future teachers are trained at the U’s flagship campus. The initiative is premised, in part, on the conviction that Minnesota teachers’ lack of “cultural competence” contributes to the poor academic performance of the state’s minority students. Last spring, it charged the task group with coming up with recommendations to change this. In January, planners will review the recommendations and decide how to proceed.

Like I said, these disgusting pikers do my work for me. Please spare me the whining that I can’t lump all public education drones together. The fact is that it is incumbent upon them to exorcise these idiots for me to give them an ounce of credibility.

When ‘education professionals’ start acting like professionals, instead of IWW/Sparticist idiots, I may once again give them respect.