Comment: Functional Illiterates

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Functional Illiterates

You are right, joeneesima - they can function, but they're functional illiterates. When they text, they use "cyber speak" (Example: R U 4 RP?).

I was one of thirteen English tutor's in college. The incoming Freshmen class had over 70 students who did not pass the English entrance exam. Uhm - they had just graduated from High School. One of my students wrote a two page story - all of it in one paragraph. Oy!

Home-schooling can't be beat. If you think you can't afford it - think again. You can't afford to let the government teach your child revisionist history, "creative" spelling, no penmanship at all, along with all of the brainwashing they can possibly stuff into their minds and hearts.

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. ~Thomas Jefferson

“It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie...the greatest enemy of the State.” ~Joseph Goebbels