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Tuesday, 11 March 2008

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A recent study found that people over the age of 30 have better memories than younger adults schooled in public and private education.

Most who were homeschooled scored far above average on the test in both age groups.

Some researchers blame it on digital memory replacing human recollections. They also point out that American text books have been increasingly dumbed down over the years.

In 1970 Alvin Toffler wrote in Future Shock that "what passes for education today, even in our 'best' schools and colleges, is a hopeless anachronism."

In 1996 Sue Fischer, president of the Association of Washington Educators of Talented and Gifted, said that during the past 15 years, the reading level of texbooks had dropped by two grade levels. That is, what used to be third-grade material was now fifth-grade material.

Grade inflation is also out of hand. A's aren't what they were worth a generation ago.

"The problem has only gotten worse," says mind control researcher Skews Me. "The text messaging generation aren't even learning to write properly."

California recently banned the practice of homeschooling children unless the parent holds teaching credentials.

"Herr Swartzenegger's public Nazi sentiments resound in Hitler's ban of homeschooling," said Northwest activist Ashley White.

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