“Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come toresemble places of detentionmore than places of learning.”—Investigative journalist Annette Fuentes
This is what it means to go back-to-school in America today.
Instead of making the schools safer, government officials are making them more authoritarian.
Instead of raising up a generation of civic-minded citizens with critical thinking skills, government officials are churning out compliant drones who know little to nothing about their history or their freedoms.
And instead of being taught the three R’s of education (reading, writing and arithmetic), young people are being drilled in the three I’s of life in the American police state: indoctrination, intimidation and intolerance.
From the moment a child entersone of the nation’s 98,000 public schoolsto the moment he or she graduates, they will be exposed…
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