Still totally overwhelmed with relocation and work in realspace, so sorry for the light blogging.
My blog-ancestor has a 5-part series of essays on the culture wars in the US elementary and secondary school systems. Thus far,
three four parts are up:
- Part 1:
Ideological War Spells Doom for America’s Schoolkids
- Part 2: What’s the matter with Texas?
- Part 3: indoctrination nation
- Part 4: In pursuit of cultural hegemony
Go and read them all. You may not agree with everything you read (I have some qualms about the bits on Texas), but I agree with his/her basic premise, which is expressed in the title.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW8nh9c1C3ASlayer: Expendable youth (embedding disabled).