A MUST READ: Democracy and income equality depend upon EDUCATION. This, must be stopped!' Ravitch helps parents in Florida, to 'sound the alarm re the COMPLETE DESTRUCTION of our public schools, which is CLOSER than you think. ' It IS NOT JUST 'FLORIDA'S 'accountabaloney' system which is deeply entangled in this move to CBE -- Competency Based Education. 'Schools and teachers must be labeled as failing, otherwise there is no political will to completely overhaul them. Years of underfunding public schools has hastened their demise. Voucher programs highlight the concocted need for students to flee failing schools while nothing is done towards funding needed public school improvements. State mandated remediation programs have brought CBE and data mining into our classrooms.' See linked videos and a must read list.