Texas GOP Declares: “No More Teaching of ‘Critical Thinking Skills’ in Texas Public Schools”

The GOP seems determined to make the followers of their shepherd into true sheep in every way, shape and form. Christians, aren’t you insulted that your leaders are basically saying you need to be stupid to maintain your faith?

With regard to critical thinking, the Republican Party of Texas document states: “Knowledge-Based Education – We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.” (page 20, Republican Party of Texas, 2012).

via Texas GOP Declares: “No More Teaching of ‘Critical Thinking Skills’ in Texas Public Schools”.

 

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