Education Establishment Fails America Academically, Morally and Civically

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By Bill Korach

The Education Establishment refers to the long-term administrators, teacher’s unions and tenure system in K-12 public schools and higher education that has been eating away at America for the past 60 years. Declines in America’s academic accomplishments in K-12 can be directly traced to the founding of the teacher’s unions and the U.S. Department of Education in 1978. The nearby Cato institute chart illustrates that the only thing increasing in education is spending. Reading, science and math scores are flat or declining.[full article]