And you thought it was just the four legged critters that were being farmed…
Fast-food burgers, fries, and burritos gave way to fresh salads, meats “prepared with old-fashioned recipes,” and whole grain bread. Fresh fruits were added to the menu. Good drinking water arrived. Vending machines were removed. Grades are up, truancy is no longer a problem, arguments are rare, and teachers are able to spend their time teaching.
“So,” Jimmy’s father said, “my son really isn’t an individual.” “Correct,” the teacher said. “He just thinks he is.”
In the 1830’s, American Lawmaker Horace Mann visited Prussia and researched its education methodology. He was infatuated with the emperor’s method of eliminating free thought from his subjects and designed an education system for Massachusetts directly based on these concepts. The movement then quickly spread nationally.