What Western Education Standards Used To Look Like, Before Marxist Dumbing Down
Are you smarter than an 8th grader? Rare test from 1912 shows what students were quizzed over
via the NY Daily News
“By and large, most people were doing pretty good if they got to the eighth grade, especially in farming communities,” Strange said. “Many newspapers at the time are really urging kids to do well on the test, which was held in the county courthouse.”
Those who did well enough on the exam — which tests pupils in their abilities of spelling, reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, physiology, civil government and history — went on to get scholarships to high school and possibly college..”.
From Humble Class Rooms
A pioneer classroom in northern Rhodesia of the same era, swiftly led to great things for all Rhodesians!
A few decades later, the most modern, and affordable, Colleges in southern Africa were the envy of the working class in Britain, America and Australia. They were heavily subsidized from construction to operation by the small white community.
The Regression Of The 21st Century
For almost all ordinary Zimbabweans, a decent education has become a tragic joke. Those that brought it to them and gave it so freely are vilified and scorned.
Meanwhile in liberated South Africa, the incredible number of schools built prior to the installation of the ANC-One-Party-State are being destroyed at a record rate.
The problem is not race, that is the weapon. The problem is capitulating to Marxism because you think the Revolution is about race. It never is.
Re the BBC article about acceptance of “Goats excepted for School Fees”. They have to be kidding surely ?