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So Sorry!

So SorryIt is time I apologized for not having posted on here for some time. Health issues have had me to my knees for a while, but with a God full of Grace and wonderful doctors, I am finally back to “normal”, whatever that is for me these days.

I haven’t stopped keeping my eyes and ears on the pulse of our children’s education, and I hope I have some good information for you to read through and take to your own school boards (if you still have one in your community), and let them know you are not happy with the ways things have been going and their re-elections could very well depend on their decisions in the future.

This goes for local and state elected officials who have been operating under the assumption you and I are supposed to be working for them rather than the reverse. There are reasons for their way of thinking and I hope to bring that to you also – it is still “education”.

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The goal of many is to Abolish our Representative form of government and they believe they have it all figured out especially now with the Federal government backing Charter/Choice Vouchers. From fellow researcher Anita Hoge:

Transforming America One City at a Time:

Is this country at a tipping point? How do you transform our Republic? There are four main issues I will discuss in this article:

Governance—removing locally elected school officials;
Funding—ushering in federal choice and vouchers under the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) which will change our system of taxing and financing schools to one where the funding will follow the child (this is also a means to control private schools and expand charter schools);
Charter schools—replacing your local neighborhood school with a zealous for-profit agenda so that there will no longer be parent or voter input, or elected school boards, specifically with an aim to kill public education.
Common Core Standards—ushering in a system of individualized, psychotherapeutic learning; the standardization of teaching, testing, and technology in all 50 states; nationalizing education; and changing traditional education based on academics to a workforce training model.

The combination of all four points above puts this scenario together. It demonstrates that this is the plan for the destruction of our country. The following stories tell the tale.

New Orleans. New York. Chicago. Detroit. Philadelphia. Washington DC and countless other cities are casting a glimpse in how this nation is being transformed. If these large cities can be transformed, what chance do small cities and towns have to sidestep government takeover? There are both Democrat and Republican fingerprints all over this agenda. Based on a crisis such as a natural disaster, financial bankruptcy, corruption, or some other incident, there is an agenda to take control of a city’s schools by transferring all authority to the mayor or the governor. In 2006, an action guide for mayors was published by the United States Conference for Mayors and funded by the Gates Foundation called, “Mayoral Leadership and Involvement in Education, An Action Guide for Success.” It detailed a step-by-step process to gain control over a city, particularly its schools. Similarly, in 2008, the National Governor’s Association wrote a report, “State Support for High Performing Charter School Expansion,” which was a plan for state governors to expand charter schools. Is this the bigger plan?

What unique circumstances must be in place to force the closing of publicly-run schools by reorganizing them to become privatized charter schools? Dissolving all elected school board members and replacing them with appointed councils? Firing all the teachers and thereby breaking the back of the unions? [Leave aside, for now, the debate of benefit versus harm of the teacher’s unions, ed.] Replacing experienced teachers with fledgling ‘Teach For America’ or ‘Education Pioneer’ newbies who have had just a few weeks of training? Firing teachers through based on subjective evaluations and “high stakes” testing of students that measures and molds their personalities? Designing a tax system that moves the tax base away from the local community? Forcing local neighborhood schools to close? Dislocating students from their neighborhood surroundings? Co-locating charter schools within a public school? Destroying both your parental voice and your representative vote so that there is no longer any local school district accountability?

Many of us over the past few decades have been watching elected officials be thrown out of their rightful positions. We have watched as parents and educators at meetings and rallies begging for their schools not to close. Do American citizens truly understand the overall effects of these increasingly common local events to the entire country? Is there more to this story? Yes! MORE!

Thanks to all of you who have commented on my articles in the past and your willingness to “hang in there” with me.

Blessings,

Diane

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Welcome To the Global Neighborhood –

Why Are Your Children Still in Public School?  By Anita Hoge

Dear Friends,

Another school year has rolled around.  The Federal legislation, ESSA, has passed which strip your rights away as a parent.  (Did you sign a parent engagement letter or conduct compact?  I hope not.) Teachers are transmitting data on your family and children to the federal government in the SLDS. The techniques teachers are being trained to impart on your children are techniques only certified psychologists and psychiatrists can practice.  I’ve warned you but … your kids are still in school.

What are you doing to protect your children, really?  An Opt-Out of tests is meaningless when arbitrary, observational data is collected on the behavior of your children. These behavioral techniques are embedded in the curriculum and everyday classes.

Academics have been dumbed-down and most of the school day is relegated to social, emotional, and behavioral rewards, punishments, stimulus, response animal conditioning. But you do not recognize it. Seven states have been selected for experimental research on your children in the social, emotional, behavioral conditioning in the affective domain, but I didn’t hear any screaming from Pennsylvania parents or any other state.

HooverBut, there’s more. The Feds aren’t finished with your family and kids yet. The force of the new law will force everyone to comply.  Spirited children will be found through CHILD FIND. Aggressive behavior once deemed, “oh, he’s just a boy” will be gone. Creative children will become depressed and not want to go to school.  Happy children are gone. Strong willed children, smashed. Shy children will be re-mediated with psychological manipulation, daily – Interventions, interventions, interventions galore. They will not stop. Your child will become confused, pliable and recycled until he/she thinks it is normal to be in a prison called school. It’s called conditioning – BF Skinner conditioning.  Starting in universal fed pre-school- they won’t have a chance.

DSM Codes will be tallied into the NCES/IES data warehouse. MEDICAID will be billed for psych interventions. Your child will have a mental health disability for minor infractions and personality traits that are normal human feelings…pain, anguish, disappointment, elation, frustration, sadness, anger, anxiety, love, fear, hate, all of these emotions that are part of our human endeavor…forming the character of your child. They will be gone. The slate that you imprinted on your child will be wiped clean. It is a new beginning of a new world. And, it is happening now as I write to you.

Be prepared for this: Once identified to the Feds, the whole new system under ObamaCare kicks in for Medicaid age 0-21 for case management for your family. An individual family service plan is in the works for caretakers to enter your home and remediate the family; moral knowing, moral feeling, moral acting…a global agenda.

I’m not kidding. I’m scared, so I know you will be when you read this note.

Sec of Ed Terrel Bell under the Reagan administration had laid out these plans called the Knowledge Network when he was supposed to eliminate the Department of Education which never happened. Bell believed parents should not be left to raise their own children. So here we are.  You bore them, clothe them, feed them, house them…they are your children, but the federal government owns “who they are”, their character, their thinking skills have turned against you and our country for the good of globalism. That is the plan. If you do not cooperate, they will condemn you, too, as an unfit parent. This is the “Village” that Hillary dreamed of.

I can only scream so loud, DANGER! DANGER!

Please read these 3 articles that will give you the overview you need to BEGIN to understand this process. The attachments are documents from the Knowledge Network. God bless the little children.

Anita

HillaryCare Part 1http://www.capitolhilloutsider.com/mental-health-stupid-part-1-parents-warned/

Part 2 Parents: Beware and Be Aware http://www.capitolhilloutsider.com/aware-beware-part-2-parents-warned/

Part 3 Data-Driven Transformationhttp://www.capitolhilloutsider.com/stop-the-data-driven-transformation-part-3-parents-be-warned/

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Our Federally Mandated Education System is Child Abuse! by DianeMarie

Parents – numerous researchers, psychologists, teachers and others have been warning you for years of what is coming down the pike using your children as the bait through the education system. Charter/Choice is not the answer since there now is not only government control over your children, but corporate money feeding the pot. Who but you care enough about your children to do something about this?

What can you do? First of all primary elections are going on all over the country for local, state and federal politicians. Stop relying on the news media or a political party to pick who the best candidates are. Do your research especially on those individuals who have the power over your children.

If someone is running and has in the past signed onto these egregious education bills fire them! If your local or state board of education willingly complies, vote them out or recall them. If they state they support Common Core dump them. This applies to almost everyone running for Congress – go here and here to see if your elected officials from your state voted for the Every Student’s Success Act. Take a hard look at your governor and other state officials right down to your local school boards – if they agreed to participate in the horror of Common Core – fire them! (Remember – Cruz, Rubio and Sanders did not bother to vote because they were campaigning – that was more important).

“In the United States the general thrust of education is directed toward political life; in Europe its main aim is to fit men for private life.” de Tocqueville 1831 

You owe nothing to these individuals, but you owe everything to your children. They are set to become wards of the state and your parental rights are being stripped right out from underneath you.

Bill Bennett, former Sec. of Education under Reagan was PAID by a lobbying firm to become the “Conservative Case for Common Core”. This man for years told America one of the most important things to him was our children and giving them a good education. Really? Liar!

Paid by the consulting firm DCI Group to write the op-ed perhaps explains why it doesn’t sound much like the writing of the Reagan appointee who agreed with his president at the time that there was no real necessity for a federal Department of Education. However, under the influence of Terrell Bell and other individuals he has changed his mind. Money usually does say it all!

It was very apparent in his op-ed that not only does he not know very much about the Common Core Standards, but it doesn’t take very much for him to leave whatever conservative principles he might have had in the past.

Bennett writes to conservatives, “First, we can all agree that there is a need for common standards of assessment in K-12 education.” Apparently out of touch with “we, the people,” if Bennett is a “conservative,” he would know that most Americans believe the individual states, and not the federal government, should decide their own education standards.

America has let Mike Huckabee get away with his dirty tricks of sitting with Jeb Bush’s group pushing for the preservation of the Common Core Standards. Huckabee even went so far as to have lunch in February, 2014 with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) (all who by the way have had their palms greased through this whole thing) telling them to get rid of the “Common Core” name as it had become toxic in households all over the country. He went on to state,” Rebrand it, refocus it, but don’t retreat”. And just the previous December he sat on his TV show telling America he no longer supported Common Core. Which is it Rev. Huckabee?  Truth or dare?

And rebrand they did – did you know that? Almost every state participating in this Trojan Horse came up with ways to remove Common Core from their states standards!

  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has used an executive order to purge the name “Common Core” from the standards and refer to them, instead, as Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards
  • Iowa, the Common Core standards are now called The Iowa Core
  • Florida deleted the words “Common Core” from official education documents and replaced them with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. In fact, Gov. Scott went too far as to write a letter to Arne Duncan telling him “Florida’s Education was Florida’s Education and not the federal governments. He openly lied to the parents of Florida in regard to what he was doing.

If they have lied to you vote them out! It doesn’t matter what PARTY they are with!

Huckabee like Gov’ s Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal all denounced their support of the Common Core Standards before announcing they were going to run for President. It does appear that Ted Cruz and Gov. Kasich are not the only ones who cannot stand behind their oaths. Kasich has continued to support the CCSS even when going into the primary process. Cruz stated he did not support the CCSS but co-signed with Senator Mike Lee on legislation to give an even stronger hold on our children’s education to include Home Schooling.

Even taking campaign funds to support an issue most parents in America are against is no different than “selling your soul for a few pieces of silver”, especially when the price paid is the futures of our children.

My websites and those of others have shared with you hours of research on how “they”, the boogie men of education” have planned for years to use the education system/your children to put in place their New World Order agenda under the United Nations.

Charlotte Iserbyt has been blowing the “whistle” since discovering in the 80’s while working as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), U.S. Department of Education, during the first term of U.S. President Ronald Reagan and she leaked information regarding an important technology grant for computerizing our children’s education. Charlotte realized this was a major technology initiative which would control curriculum in America’s classrooms.

Project BEST: “Better Education Skills through Technology” brought about by the writings and a study done by America’s No.1 “change agent” Dr. John I. Goodlad at the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington.  One book of which Iserbyt was critical, “Schooling for a Global Age”, citing the book as having less to do with fostering learning and mainly to do with psychological manipulation of students, possibly against the teaching of the child’s parents.

Senator Lamar Alexander (leader of bad education legislation), Bush family, Bill Ayers, Bill Gates, Linda Darling-Hammond and many more to include many foundations especially the Walmart Family  And Gates Foundations have poured millions/billions into bad education for our children and then they sit back and claim we need them even more because our education stats are still dropping.

Of course they are dropping because we have non-educators and indoctrinated “change agent” teachers playing manipulation games with our children’s education and their minds. Always finding grant money and legislated $$ for low income area schools – why are there low income school areas? Because the politicians have always wanted to keep them in that position – Never a “hand up” – always a “hand down”.

I will openly state that as a mother Diane Ravitch is the one who gets under my skin. She joined President George H.W. Bush’s cabinet as assistant secretary in charge of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the Department of Education (1991-1993) under Lamar Alexander stating she embraced the conservative mantra of standards and choice. However, if you were to read any of the books she wrote co-authored by one of the education devils Chester Finn, Jr. you might get a different picture:

  • Challenges to the Humanities May 1985 by Finn, Chester E., Jr. and Diane Ravitch
  • Against Mediocrity: The Humanities in America’s High Schools May 1, 1984 by Chester E. Finn and Diane Ravitch
  • What Do Our 17-Year-Olds Know: A Report on the First National Assessment of History and Literature Mar 1989 by Diane Ravitch and Chester E. Finn, Jr.

In Diane Ravitch’s book “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools” she tells you she is answering all the questions about why American education is in crisis and gives ideas as to what reforms can be implemented. One of her ideas is to include the Sen. Lamar Alexander and Chester Finn idea to include Pre-K programs (get’um young) and her version of school choice.

Sadly, most of her recommendations are based on Abraham Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” which gives you a good dose of the Humanistic Psychology worldview as he sees it. LINK

Anyone who would quote Maslow’s Humanistic Psychology (Third Force Psychology) is basing their worldview on the “whole child” theory, and the behavioral science that originated with Freud and was developed by B.F. Skinner.”  Anita Hoge

Ravitch later became a supporter of President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind, which he signed into law in 2002, but she changed her view after researching the consequences of NCLB on schools, students and teachers. Her 2010 book, “The Death and Life of the Great American School System,” is supposed to explain why she changed her mind.

Sorry, Diane the damage has been done! Last year while Alexander was doing his push for the changes in the NCLB garbage Ravitch wrote to him explaining why she found the current education system (CCSS) unacceptable for our children. Her letter is a good one, but when she stated as to why she admired him I thought I would be sick as Alexander has been pushing for “cradle to grave” federal control of our children since the early 80’s. How can you work for a person in that capacity and not know their agenda? Letter

Boogyman in the closetI see Alexander as a drooling, black monster hovering in the darkness waiting to snatch up young children to end up with glazed eyes and no thought processes of their own.

Being a conservative and wanting our government governing the country by the Constitution and not political correctness is not wrong, but this is where our elected’s have led our country. We get people that claim they are conservatives to run and they wear that badge proudly while campaigning, but when they leave for their state capitals and Washington they leave it on their dresser at home, tarnished and void of honesty. Remember we as Americans are operating under two different systems – one for them and one for us.  If we lie to the government it a felony, but if they lie to us it politics as usual.

Sadly and extremely dangerous has been the Charter/Choice agenda. John Oliver’s video here although a little brash is extremely truthful as to what is happening throughout the country in our Charter schools. The political push for our government to unite with corporate America using our children as “Human Collateral” is inhuman!

It’s not happening in just one state but all over the country and they are NOT being held accountable for their actions and our children are the ones suffering from all these grandiose ideas, thoughts and actions taking place across our country. Using our children for this should be an offense that comes with jail time. I forgot – child abuse does!

I rest my case!