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review Educating for the New World Order B.K. Eakman ↠ 0 characters characters Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ B.K. Eakman The primary issues raised in Educating for the New World Order are A large number of standardized tests administered annually to millions ofschool children throughout the United States and Canada have been found tocontain a substantial number of affective uestions which have nothing to dowith evaluating those students' academic accomplishment or potential The correct answers to these uestions according to the testdevelopershave a common theme running through them that of subordination ofself togroup This is clearly contrary to the principles we are trying to convey toour children such as in anti drug programs that they shouldn'tfeel they must do something just because their friends do In some areas such as Pennsylvania schools which administered such testshave later received supplementary instructional materials to be used inshort term programs Although Pennsylvania Department of Education officialsmaintained that the tests did not contain affective uestions thesupplementary materials made no pretense of the fact that their purpose wasto remediate student attitudes Pennsylvania mother become activistAnita Hoge discovered references which tied the version of these supplementarymaterials to the way students in a school or district responded to theaffective uestions on those tests Moreover because these supplementarymaterials were delivered to schools through the Intermediate EducationDistricts they were not necessarily put through any review at the.characters Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ B.K. Eakman
review Educating for the New World Order B.K. Eakman ↠ 0 characters characters Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ B.K. Eakman Local levelas to their appropriateness Recently tests began reuiring students to supply their social securitynumber in direct contravention to the federal Pupil Privacy Act whichPresident Clinton is rud to be considering eliminating Why should theSSN be necessary The tests are primarily intended to assess the academicprogress of groups of students not individuals The results of thosetests however are often stored in non secure computerized databasesEven ifno abuse of those data is intended the potential exists forJohnny's daddy to run for public office and be faced with uestions aboutpersonal or family beliefs based on how a 10 year old answered vague uestionson a test 15 years before When challenged state education officials deny that affective uestionsappear on the tests but when claims are proven tests have been withdrawn Similar tests reappear months or years later under a new name Finally it should also be noted that for the most part local educatorsare just as ignorant of the issue as parents Standardized tests are preparedat the behest of state or even federal educational agencies The actualcontracted authors of those tests are often restricted to a small group ofindividuals or organizations which specialize in that task Tests are sent toschools which are instructed not to read the tests and often not to evenopenthe box until test day Completed tests are to be immediately sealed andreturned for grading These steps are uite reasonable as t.
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review Educating for the New World Order B.K. Eakman ↠ 0 characters characters Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ B.K. Eakman Hey minimize thepotential for cheating or teaching for the test But they also assure thatlocal teachers and administrators unaware of the contents of the tests are often in the unenviable position of defending such tests merely on theassurance of others that the tests are completely benignNobody seriously doubts that values are implicitly transmitted duringnormaleveryday instruction in school But there is a huge moral gulf between thatand explicitly teaching values or attitudes There is heated debateover how to teach relatively straightforward subjects such as reading andmathematics; do authors and promoters of these tests realistically expectthereto be genuine consensus about whose beliefs are to be taught inpreference to others Unlikely at bestThe continued abuse of the standardized testing process documented in Educating for the New World Order and its seuel Microchippedthreatens the reliance and faith placed in those tests to help assess theeffectiveness of our school systems And as long as politicians andeducational bureaucrats continue to try to reform or redefine education as aseries of fuzzy amorphous Outcomes that defy any reasonable effort touantify our schools are in danger of losing an already tenuous focus ontheirpurposeThe fundamental uestion surrounding the issue must be In whose vision ofthe future is a new world order to be structured In that of the governmentand the myriad special interests that wield influence there We hope not.
- Educating for the New World Order
- B.K. Eakman
- 13 November 2020