Friday, August 13, 2021

No need for basics in Oregon

No wonder so many people in Oregon wants to break away.  From Portland's nightly Antifa show to 24/7 woke, the once beautiful Pacific coast state is out of control.  It's a disgrace, as we see in this post from Jonathan Turley:    

Many of us have long objected to the chronic failure of public schools in major cities like New York, Detroit, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore to achieve bare proficiency for many students in reading, writing, and math.............Oregon has found a simpler approach. Gov. Kate Brown (D) just signed a bill last month that drops any proficiency requirement in reading, writing or math, before graduation. Problem solved.

The governor has pleased the wokes, who see racism in math problems.  At the same time, she condemned youngsters to fail in a world where the basics are essential to survive, from reading a job ad to filling out an application to balancing a checkbook.  So what  are these youngsters going to do now? ............Who is going to hire someone who can't read, write, or add?  I guess that there are jobs like that but they are not usually associated with high wages or better opportunities.

Yes, this is going to be a perfect storm but not a good one at all.   At some point, the people in Oregon need to stop paying taxes and make their statement..........To Read More... 


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