We must champion the mind, intellectual training, and a rigorous academic curriculum. For the sake of justice on behalf of the countless minds already stunted, and to protect countless more, we must tell the bitter truth about the American educational establishment.

If we can save even one priceless mind, it will be worth it. With a concerted effort, we can save many.

Excerpts from “Heroes and villains in american education” by Andrew Bernstein at The Objective Standard, edited for Ellopos Blog by Technoratus.