From A Conservative Teacher:
The class began with students being given an article by a very liberal slanted New York Times columnist named Garry Wills. The topic of the article was about how George Bush has destroyed our economy and country, and that the best hope for America is to support the Democrats agenda without question or thought.
At no other time were any other articles assigned on this issue, and at no time was any other viewpoint presented by the teacher to the students…
After reading the article, the teacher then asked the class to talk about the arguments put forth by the author and discuss why they were true and what implications they have for the future of America.
Two words: Home School.
Or even one word: Homeschool.
Yes, I know that homeschooling isn’t an option for everyone, and I know that some people aren’t up to it or just plain don’t want to. I also believe that this example, assuming it’s an accurate telling, is not the standard in America’s classrooms. But I do think we’ve all seen enough extremist examples, and not all from the Leftie side, to warrant extreme skepticism of the US educational system.
Meanwhile: The 209th Carnival of Homeschooling.