I have no problem with respect for the office of president, but I'm guessing that these children will be taught nothing about the amazing things George Washington did for our country. And the school wouldn't dream of teaching that level of adoration for one of the founding fathers.
Here's a news report.
This comes on the heals of yet another suggested and soon to be mandated educational reform.
Obama Seeks to Lengthen School Year
Obama says American kids spend too little time in school, putting them at a disadvantage with other students around the globe.
Call me cynical, but I think it has more to do with more money, power and indoctrinating the next generation into the new world order than academic performance.
Of course, with all those children in school for longer hours and more days, homeschoolers will have that much more the advantage.
Think of the possibilities: less competition for teen jobs, shorter lines at amusement parks and museums, and quieter at the library in the afternoon.
The down side is that we will get stuck yet again, picking up the tab to
Note: Spunky has some great behind the scenes info and updates about the Obama song here.
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