When Rush Limbaugh decided to lambaste what he perceives as a crisis of multiculturalism in American education, he should oughtn’t of picked on Evanston Township High School. “All ETHS sophomores choose among several “global perspectives” courses covering the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Russia.” Imagine the crisis – students learning about the rest of the world! What Limbaugh apparently didn’t know was that ETHS students also do extremely well on standardized tests of U.S. history.
“What multiculturalists is, is balkanizing this country,” Limbaugh said Tuesday.
Until 10th grade, all we did was U.S. and European history. It’s just so false that what he says is funny.
Now some of the students want to debate him in U.S. history. I wonder if they’re accepting wagers. Would be more lucrative than bake sales…