Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt: The Death of Free Will – Alex Jones Tv 1/2

Alex also talks with Charlotte Iserbyt, author of The deliberate dumbing down of America. Iserbyt is a former Senior Policy Advisor in the Department of Education. Her article, The Death of Free Will, was recently posted by Alex also covers the latest news and takes your calls. Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt December 8, 2010 Charlotte Iserbyt served as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, US Department of Education, during the first Reagan Administration, where she first blew the whistle on a major technology initiative which would control curriculum in America’s classrooms. THE LAST NAIL OF SO-CALLED SCHOOL REFORM is being struck in the coffin of traditional American education which made our nation the envy of the Free World and which produced famous scientists, engineers, mathematicians, writers, artists, musicians, doctors, etc. The reform is not new. It started in the early 1900s when John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s Director of Charity for the Rockefeller Foundation, Frederick T. Gates, set up the Southern Education Board. In 1913 the organization was incorporated into the General Education Board. These boards set in motion “the deliberate dumbing down of America”. In Frederick T. Gates’ “The Country School of Tomorrow” Occasional Papers No. 1 (General Education Board, New York, 1913) was a section entitled “A Vision of the Remedy” in which he wrote: “Is there aught a remedy for this neglect of rural life? Let