There’s perhaps nothing to get the blood boiling quite like seeing a child’s future become sacrificed to a special interest group, entrenched interests, or to political wrangling. It has consequences for all of us.
Also On This Site: From The Bellevue Reporter-Walter Backstrom’s: ‘Educational Progress And The Liberal Plantation’…Repost-Gene Expression On Charles Murray: Does College Really Pay Off?… because like immigration reform, politics can’t entirely solve the issue: Robert Samuelson Via Real Clear Politics: ‘Why School Reform Fails’
I don’t believe education fits under Milton Friedman’s intellectual net, but I like seeing how he comes at the problems of scarcity of resources, students failed by the system, and entrenched educators. As teachers will tell you, many parents simply aren’t involved, and abdicate their responsibilities to their children, the schools, and everyone else…money is a good way to keep people accountable: