Former President Donald Trump stepped up his presidential campaign efforts on Jan. 26 by proposing several key changes to public education, asserting that “radical left maniacs” had overtaken the system. Laying out his plans in a video posted to his Truth Social and Rumble accounts, Trump pledged to restore the authority of American parents over how their children are educated.
“First, we will cut federal funding for any school or program pushing critical race theory, gender ideology, or other inappropriate racial, sexual, or political content onto our children,” “We’re not going to allow it to happen,”.........“The Marxism being preached in our schools is also totally hostile to Judeo-Christian teachings,” ........“and in many ways, it’s resembling an established new religion. Can’t allow that to happen. For this reason, my administration will aggressively pursue potential violations of the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause of the Constitution.”
Also holding that the Education Department had been “infiltrated” by “radical zealots and Marxists,”..........“Joe Biden has given these lunatics unchecked power,”........ “I will have them fired and escorted from the building, and I will tell Congress that any appropriations bill I sign must reaffirm the president’s ability to remove defiant employees from the job."
As for funding, “favorable treatment,” he said, would be given to
states and school districts based on their enactment of certain reforms,
including the abolition of teacher tenure for grades K through 12 and
the adoption of merit-based pay; cuts to administrative positions,
including the “diversity, equity, and inclusion bureaucracy”; the
adoption of a Parental Bill of Rights with total curriculum transparency
and universal school choice; and implementation of the direct election
of school principals by parents..........To Read More....