Remember when we taught civics? “School Principal Says Chanting ‘USA’ May Send ‘Unintended Message’”

There was a time when American children were taught American history and “civics.”  In recent decades that has fallen by the wayside in favor of social studies and the concern over political correctness.

Of course, it is impossible for a civilization to endure if its educators and parents don’t pass on the traditions, values and customs of that civilization to the next generation.  Headlines like this highlight how far down the road we are.  Rather than teaching traditions, our education system is becoming increasing hostile to them.

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