So it’s supposed to be that way?!?! DOH!

Our educational system is atrocious.  Apparently it was designed to be that way:

http://www.thememoryhole.org/edu/school-mission.htm

Time to move John Taylor Gatto’s books higher on the reading list.  Either Mim or Rachel (can’t quite remember which) recommended Dumbing Us Down sometime ago, but I haven’t gotten to it yet.

Update: The article I based this on has disappeared, damnit. It was a good one, too. If I find it again I’ll relink.

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