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Friday, July 06, 2012

Enhanced ReCast - DDD 2 - Deliberate Dumbing Down series

Part 2.  This seven-part series of interviews with Charlotte Iserbyt focuses on the intentional decline of public education in the United States.  Find more Enhanced ReCasts at mediamodepresents.blogspot.com.

Iserbyt served as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), U.S. Department of Education, during the first Reagan Administration, where she first blew the whistle on a major technology initiative which would control curriculum in America's classrooms.  

You can find a wealth of downloadable information at her web site, deliberatedumbingdown.com.

Audio tagged by mediamode, June 2012. 

Chapter headings for this episode:

How will this happen?

Disconnected from history

Benjamin Bloom

Carnegie's 1934 legacy continues

Mandatory community service - anyone see a problem here?

The Tucker Plan

School choice agenda

Outcome Based Education - Our Brains are Empty

Education For All

United Cities and Local Governments

Bella Dodd's School of Darkness

William Z Foster's Toward Soviet America

Companies putting a value on your kids

Teachers being hoodwinked


Semantic deception

Susan Ohanian's article "Capitalism, Calculus and Conscience"

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DDD 2 - Download it here or listen below: