Harvard university has an endowment of over $40 billion dollars, more than most countries.
Yet they just received $9 million in taxpayer money to continue their far-left attacks on everything from liberty to life.
And now they’re going after homeschooling. But their latest attack fell flat when people saw this glaring error.
Harvard University has long been considered one of the top 2 or 3 universities in the nation, if not the world.
Harvard is a quasi-private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,800 undergraduate students and about 14,000 postgraduate students.
It’s long history, and storied reputation have made it the place to attend college for America’s elite.
Unfortunately, it has also become one of the most liberal campuses in America.
And though they have the largest endowment of any college or university in the world, they are also famous for taking taxpayer dollars to help promote some of the most outrageous, anti-American, anti-freedom issues from gun control to abortion on demand.
Now, this June, Harvard Law School is holding an anti-homeschooling conference to warn of the dangers of homeschooling.
Officially titled, “Homeschooling Summit: Problems, Politics, and Prospects for Reform,” the event schedule makes it clear this conference is aimed at ending homeschooling in America.
As a precursor to this conference Harvard Magazine, in their current issue is running a story entitled: “The Risks of Homeschooling,” by Erin O’Donnell.
The blatantly anti-homeschooling and anti-parent article comes as the coronavirus has closed schools nationwide — allowing millions of Americans to experience at least partial homeschooling.
And the author and her “experts” present dire warnings against “allowing” parents to continue down the road towards actual homeschooling once schools have reopened.
O’Donnell cites Elizabeth Bartholet, a professor with Harvard Law School’s aptly misnamed “Child Advocacy Program,” to help try and make the case for a “presumptive ban” on homeschooling as an option and practice, arguing the system should be changed nationwide to one where parents must first prove that they can educate their children in a manner approved by the state, before any homeschooling can even be considered.
Bartholet makes the outrageous and elitist claim that homeschooling not only violates children’s right to a “meaningful education” and their right to be protected from potential child abuse but may keep them from contributing positively to a democratic society.
As if the article itself wasn’t bad enough, the accompanying illustration was both disgusting and hilarious all at once.
The illustration, by Robert Neubecker, shows a child imprisoned inside a home made entirely of books — one of which is, of course, a Bible. The other book titles that appear in the illustration are “Reading,” “Writing,” and “Arithmatic” [sic].
That’s right, the illustrator for this Harvard publication misspelled Arithmetic. Harvard. Fancy, elitist, smarter than your average American, Harvard, can’t spell math or catch the typo in proofing.
Here is a Tweet that shows the original image shortly after the article came out.
I just noticed the bizarre cover image used for the Harvard Magazine article.
It shows a sad homeschool child imprisoned in a house while the other kids are outside playing.
Notice the house is made of books, one of them being the Bible 😱👻 pic.twitter.com/IZfaVuIA0G
— Corey A. DeAngelis (@DeAngelisCorey) April 18, 2020
And it only got worse from there. Even on Harvard Magazine’s own website the comments were almost unanimously critical of the article.
After reading the article, one has to wonder just how “elite” and “smart” Harvard Law professors really are. The lack of evidence and statistics used to back up the anti-homeschooling approach is laughable.
One good thing that may come out of the chaos surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is a drastic increase in the number of homeschooled children.
Another is that maybe, just maybe, Americans will start to wake up to just how criminal it is to pay $51,000 a year to send their children off to leftist re-education factories like Harvard.
Places where the leftist ideology is only challenged by the incompetence and ignorance of its professors.
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