Show-Me Cash Bonus For Teaching Patriotism

There is nothing more American than a legal bribe given proudly in broad daylight. 

Context . . .

Missouri teachers are some of the worst paid in the nation and several would rather leave the profession than cope with unsustainable working environments.

Accordingly, check the finer points of this effort to offer loyalty payments. The whole ordeal might be more instructive than just throwing a movie on during class-time so everyone can text in peace. 

Check-it . . . 

"The legislation also calls on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a training program to “prepare teachers to teach the principles of American civics and patriotism.” Teachers who complete the training would receive a one-time bonus of $3,000.

"If passed, the bill would create a “Bill of Rights” for parents that would allow them access to their child’s school curriculum including reading materials. It would prohibit a school from requiring a nondisclosure agreement for a parent to review curricula and existing criminal charges against a teacher or school employee."

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Missouri bill would ban critical race theory in schools and offer teacher training in 'patriotism' | CNN Politics

Missouri lawmakers are considering new legislation aimed at prohibiting the teaching of so-called critical race theory in its public grade schools -- even though the state's largest teachers' union says the concept is not presently a part of schools' curricula -- and requiring the state to develop a training program to teach American patriotism.