By Liam Clancy
WASHINGTON – It’s no surprise to hear that America’s education system is in disarray, with Common Core dumbing down young students, faith absent from education and underpaid teachers increasingly unfit to serve as effective educators.
But all of that is by design, contends Alex Newman, an international journalist and co-author of “Crimes of the Educators: How Utopians are Using Government Schools to Destroy America’s Children.”
He recently appeared on the “Revealing the Truth with Rabbi Walker” Web TV show to discuss the issue.
Newman believes the government education system is not built to educate but to create obedient, unlearned drones who are subservient to authority.
“It’s really the education system that is at the foundation of what eventually emerges as culture, politics, government and all the rest of it,” Newman began. “Education is where we went wrong, so if we’re going to fix this, education is the place to be involved.”
Newman was educated at an array of top private schools but realizes his academic upbringing was irregular.
“On the other end of the spectrum [from private schools], you have what’s going on in the government schools. It’s worse than a bad education: It’s a system deliberately designed to handicap the individual.”
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Source:: World Net Daily