Part 5 - Edu-Gate and G-8 Education, originally aired July 17, 2006. 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 sites, deliberatedumbingdown.com and americandeception.com.
Chapter headings for this episode:
Music and Intro
If there's one thing you need to know.....
What happened at the G-8 meeting?
Now let me get this straight....public-private partnerships are....
Is this the kind of democracy you want?
The 1985 U.S. - Soviet education agreement
Outro and Music - Steely Dan "My Old School"
Books/information discussed in this episode:
Norman Dodd, chief investigator for the 1953 Reece Committee
PDF of Dodd's 1954 Report to the Reece Committee on Foundations
Foundations: Their Power and Influenceby Rene A. Wormser
PDF of Maureen Heaton's manuscript "The Impossible Dream"
PDF of Sidney Simon's Values Clarification Approach
PDF of Bella V. Dodd's School of Darkness: The record of a life and of a conflict between two faiths
Wiki information about Education For All
Read about Outcome-Based Education ("OBE")
Read about William Bennett's home school program, K12
Wiki for Pres. George W. Bush's "New Freedom Commission on Mental Health" Initiative
All Our Children Learning by Benjamin Bloom
PDF of UNESCO's bio of Benjamin Bloom
Excerpts from Education Secretary Margaret Spelling's remarks at the closing session of the G-8 Education Ministerial
Possible audio recording of Alger Hiss' 1945 speech to the World Health Organization
International Baccalaureate Program
Read this description of The New Model Me
The New Model Meby John R. Rowe
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