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Old 09-09-2003, 02:24 PM   #1
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America Hitting Itself With Pain Stick!?!

Interesting report from CNN:

Report says schools are unfair to America


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Beyond its provocative findings, the report is notable for the range of people and groups supporting it, from Republicans and Democrats to labor unions and conservative think tanks.

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In a push to give a warts-and-all account of the struggles of democracy, schools have turned the nation's sins into the essence of the story instead of just a part of it, the new report says.
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Old 09-09-2003, 02:42 PM   #2
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Interesting report from CNN:

Report says schools are unfair to America
Actually, the report seems to say a lot more than that, but you can't beat an attention-grabbing headline. Darn liberal media bias.

Excerpts from the report can be found here:
http://www.shankerinstitute.org/Down.../contents.html
You can even see how your state ranks according to the standards laid out in the report.
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Quite the opposite of my education...We didn't learn a thing about Watergate, Vietnam, etc. except they happened. It sounds positive, I'll try not to be cynical and lump it into some of the other things happening during this administration.
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I am working today so I can read and digest the article now.

I have been asking myself similar questions.

I believe I was taught a sanitized history.

There very well could be over compensating.

As in the pendulum swinging too far in the other direction.
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I was first taught a rather sanitized history also, but then I fell into a rather cynical view by the time I got to college. There needs to be more of a balance. The idea that this is why so few people vote is interesting. It could be true.
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