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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Should Texas Pass Workforce Training and D.C.-Style Education Planning?
......What’s Wrong with “Career & Technology Education and Workforce Training”
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  |   May 17, 2017   Texas Insider

The Texas House passed HB 136, amending the Texas Education Code to include “career and technology education and workforce training” in the mission statement of public education.

Will Lawmakers Pass Soviet-Style Education as New Mission for Texas Schools?
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  |   March 20, 2017 Texas Insider     Education Views

A bill recently filed for the Texas 85th legislative session, HB 136, proposes to add a new mission to the Texas Education Code:

  • OBJECTIVE 11:  The State Board of Education, the agency, and the commissioner shall assist school districts  and charter schools in providing career and technology education and effective workforce training opportunities to students.

This bill, if passed, will dramatically transform the primary purpose of Texas public education from academic learning to workforce training for the supplying of workers for businesses. Education will no longer be focused on providing a well-rounded education so the individual can adapt to the inevitable changes in the workplace. 

Chinese Should Feel Right at Home in Texas

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.   |   February 1, 2015 

American public education is increasingly mirroring that of totalitarian countries.  For that we can blame politicians.  For decades the U.S. government has been trying to grab control of education because education is key to imposing statism on the American people. 

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