studentsWhether or not President Barack Obama’s September 8 back-to-school speech will be “historic” as his Department of Education (DOE) states, it certainly is headline grabbing. His talk is currently the talk of the nation, but thus far the only historic aspect of it is the opposition it has inspired.

EducationThe U.S. Department of Education has backed off naked propaganda on behalf of President Obama in published lesson plans, only to cover over that propaganda with the equivalent of a bikini thong. Obama's Department of Education had prepared two “lesson plans” for public school teachers in advance of the president's September 8 address to public school students.

crescentWhen students show up at school wearing shirts emblazoned with the words, “Islam is of the Devil” it is not too hard to anticipate the course of events that will quickly follow.

examSAT scores continue to decline in New York City schools. As NBCNewYork.com reports: "It's a sad state for standardized tests. City and state SAT scores have plummeted for the fourth year in a row, according to new data."

Obama on Race to the TopThe Department of Education on July 24 featured a live video webcast where President Barack Obama, as the closing speaker, summed up the draft guidelines for his administration's $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" education fund.

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