Why Is Our Kids Not
The U.S. Department of Education is simply a pass-through point for education programs coming from UNESCO. UNESCO's programs call for children to be functionally literate and fully indoctrinated into Marxist thinking. All of the UN social engineering programs are embedded into the education curriculum. Even the teachers receive training on how to indoctrinate children by embedding the indoctrination in teaching:
The programs are channeled from UNESCO through the Department of Education to the states using the carrot of federal funding and the stick of denial of funds for critical programs. The Governor's of the states receive the game plan for their part from the Education Commission of the States which pass through the National Governor's Association.
U.S. Program: No Child Left Behind
U.N. Program: Education For All
UNESCO lists five functions as their mandate. Among those functions are data gathering and research, standard setting, best practices, and education program design to solve 'major problems' in the member states. As you delve into the education system of the United States, it is impossible to miss seeing UNESCO footprints from top to bottom.
Here is an
example of the states marching in
lockstep on the issue of teen suicide
A Nation At Risk
In 1983, a report titled, "A Nation At Risk" was produced by the Department of Education. It shocked the nation into thinking that our schools needed to be reformed. With the benefit of hindsight, we now see that the real goal was to nationalize our schools so that the Marxists at the federal Department of Education could set education policy including 'national' standards for the curriculum using UNESCO 'best practices' and 'standards'.
Charlotte Iserbyt was an education policy analyst during the 80's. She wrote a book titled, "the deliberate dumbing down of america" which documents the planned decline in the education of American children.
In 1984 Reagan formally withdrew from UNESCO, but that was simply for show. It changed nothing in terms of education.