Applied Scholastics Exposed
Scientology Indoctrination in our schools? It’s more likely than you think.
Scientology Dogma Does Not Belong In Our Public Schools
NCLB – No “Cult” Left Behind for Supplemental Education Grants?
Applied Scholasticsis a secular franchises dedicated to spreading fundamental doctrines fromScientology religious practices (known as “study tech”) under a secular disguise. They fail todisclose this intimate connection to religious practices when marketing Applied Scholasticvendors who sell their services asSES providersto public schools under the No Child Left Behind(NCLB) federally funded initiatives.Also hidden from the unsuspected public, is the fact that they have absolutely no research-basedevidence proving that L. Ron Hubbard’s study techniques actually improve student scores in anenvironment other than a private Scientology school, which does not provide a certifiededucational program. Furthermore, several states have denied the Scientology recruitmentprograms known as Applied Scholastics continued participation in SES program because therequirements for evidence-based proof of student improvement is readily apparent after 1-2 yearsof participation.Simply put, Applied Scholastics is nothing more than aScientology Tutor Trapand L. RonHubbard’s education methodologycannot make kids smarter. Therefore, thecurrent list of states
where Applied Scholastics International has been approved for Supplemental Education Services(SES) should be a concern to parents, educators and administrators alike.The information contained in the rest of this booklet has been compiled to provide proof andjustification for the claims above. The intended purpose of theApplied Scholastics Exposedcollection of documentationis to raise further awareness of the fraud being perpetrated onunsuspecting parents who are unhappy with their child’s involvement in Applied Scholasticsprograms. All excerpted materials from noted sources are included for educational purposes only.
Applied Scholastics and the Church of Scientology
:Scientology cult trying to infiltrate Toronto schools(September 2008)Applied Scholastics and Study Tech are trademarks owned by Association for Better Living andEducation (ABLE). ABLE in turn is a Church of Scientology subsidiary. Schools andorganizations using Study Tech must pay 4% of total revenues as a licensing fee to AppliedScholastics. Parents' expenditures for their children's education could be siphoned off to theChurch of Scientology, without their knowledge or consent.There have been no objective, independent studies to evaluate the effectiveness of Study Tech asan educational method. L. Ron Hubbard, who created it, had no academic credentials. Dr. DavidTouretzky, research professor at Carnegie Mellon University, sums up Study Tech thusly: