It’s Deeper Than You ThinkPosted: February 10, 2012
Observe this: It is considered impressive when a few thousand people show up for a rally that questions the banking fiasco on Wall Street and the destructive consequences it is having on the entire population across the board VERSUS 1 million people showing up to celebrate the Giants victory in the Super Bowl. Something that is truly important, like revolutionizing education, and looking at how students will truly impact the future of our nation falls on deaf ears. And why not? Our nations leaders are from a privileged class and cannot integrate another vision into their outlook. And look at the GOP front runners. Do they represent anything to aspire toward in any cultural capacity?
Only a grassroots movement, like the Democratic Free School movement, or un-schooling or a host of other student driven alternatives will we see any promising results. The public education arena has always been a factory. Now it is one where the equipment is rusty and failing, the proprietors are sleeping and the building is about to collapse.
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