People will and have made the argument for decades that pot isn’t addictive or harmful. But anyone who has smoked pot themselves or isn’t a user but has spent some time around people who are, knows that smoking pot is a distraction, takes away initiative and thereby generally dumbs-down a society and diverts a good portion of its people from thinking about or acting on what is going on around them. 2,542 more words
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There seems to be a new trend rapidly growing in popularity today, and it is called, “The Dumbing Down of America.” One can see and feel it wherever they go – on TV, in the schools, in the workplace, in social-settings, and even out in public places. 678 more words
INDIANAPOLIS – There will soon be one less state participating in the K-12 experiment known as Common Core.
On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted 35-13 to replace the one-size-fits-all nationalized math and English learning standards with homegrown ones that are “the highest in the United States,” reports… 644 more words