The position causing the most controversy, however, is the statement that they oppose the teaching of “higher order thinking skills” — a curriculum which strives to encourage critical thinking — arguing that it might challenge “student’s fixed beliefs” and undermine “parental authority.”
No, it’s not the Onion, though I wish it was. They also support corporal punishment in schools and don’t much care for kindergarten.
But hey– at least philosophers can have a lot of fun with what sorts of things are ruled out if you oppose higher order thinking. (Put your list in comments.)
Thanks, Mr Jender!