Education: The Hidden Agenda Driving School Testing, Assessments And Data-Mining

“The [following] video of an interview of Anita Hoge, one of the best informed education researchers in the nation is an opportunity to inform yourself about subjects in headlines re: schools. The terms, what they mean, and implications affecting every child and consequently, the nation as a whole. She explains what it is imperative to know about “assessments”, Common Core, Total Quality management, Charter Schools, and much more.

Anita Hoge is interviewed by Charlotte Iserbyt, former Senior Policy Advisor in the Department of Education, author of, Deliberate Dumbing Down of America. Anita Hoge puts all the pieces of the puzzle together which are necessary to know re: not only public schools, but private and religious schools as well.”

Above description by — Mary Thompson — Note her education commentaries on – Note some of Mary’s writings here. Also, Mary’s bio following her excellent article of: A Look Into The ”Edu-Shark Tank”

Charlotte Interviews Anita Hoge May 6th 2014

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Also related to the above – The pac-man mentality of public schooling to gooble up private (parochial) education:

What Goes Around Comes Around – by Mary Thompson –


……..Look at the history trail of efforts to rid the United States of religious private schools, and agenda which waxed and waned for the past century, but never died.

“Forgotten” history exists of organized efforts in more than one state to require ALL children to attend public schools.  One such effort spanned some years when an organization was formed in Michigan with headquarters in Detroit about 1916.  The Wayne County Civic Association’s purpose was to advocate for all children between ages of 5 – 16 to attend public school. It failed to gather enough signatures for submission of an amendment to the voters of Michigan, but kept up its efforts afterward.  It was primarily aimed at Catholic Parochial Schools, but Lutherans also had many parochial schools.  This writer possesses a copy of an original document of the Michigan District of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio and other states going on record July 1919 as “unalterably opposed to the aims of this association without a dissenting vote”.  The resolution urgedto ”keep in mind that the enemies of our parochial schools are also enemies of our country”……… –

Also related – this website’s new page on “Education:”

Education –


“A thinking person will question what he hears; examine what he sees; and evaluate what others would have him believe.”

“When did big government and its mainstream media tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?”

[Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel] 



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Election Projection – The Battle for Capitol Hill – 2012 Senate –

U.S. Constitution Online –

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