What are teachers teaching?
To the Editor:
According to a National Education Association article of April 2007, the U.S. Marines are hoping to recruit 80 teachers each from Louisville, Ky. and Richmond, Va. for an all-expenses paid workshop at Parris Island, S.C. to learn strategies on how to influence their students into joining the military.
Each group will cost approximately $57,000. The Marines plan to have 12 groups which would add up to $640,000. The Army, Navy and Air Force plan to host similar programs.
We feel that this is a sinister plan to subvert our public education system into preying upon our innocent youth and an inappropriate use of taxpayers money.