Post Tagged with: "failing schools"

December 4, 2012 08:25

5 States Adding Indoctrination Time to Schools for Unions

Over 60% of 9th graders believe its the government’s responsibility to guarantee a job. 63.5% believe its the government’s duty to redistribute wealth. Our schools have become nothing more than leftist indoctrination centers. More time in these indoctrination camps will not improve education. There has been no improvement in real education since the 2nd worst president, Jimmy Carter, gave the unions the Department of Education to control schools. Two trillion dollars has been spent on education with nothing to show for it. It’s time to eliminate the Department of Indoctrination and give schools back to their communities. More ….

July 31, 2012 11:31

Friedman’s Legacy of Fighting for School Choice for All

“There is no respect in which inhabitants of a low-income neighborhood are so disadvantaged as in the kind of schooling they can get for their children.” – Milton Friedman

June 29, 2012 06:14

WTH? Highest spending creates worst schools?

The $29,409 per-pupil cost for “free” public education in D.C. is a perfect example, and the future trend seems clear: spending on public schools will continue to increase and the academic results will continue to decline.

June 3, 2011 05:23

Looney Left Sues for Cash Rewards For Failing Schools

[L]itigation of this sort transfers control over an important issue like school funding from branches of government that are accountable to taxpayers and voters to a cluster of private litigators, expert witnesses, special masters, consultants, law professors, backers in liberal foundations, and so forth.

May 25, 2011 05:54

Chris Christie “You are not the money tree”

Christie explains the Supreme Court decision requiring New Jersey to spend $500 million more that it does not have on specific failing school districts even though those districts already get a disproportionate share of funding.

January 25, 2011 05:24

Don’t Hold Children Captive to Failing Public Schools

Critics of independently managed charter schools across the nation are beginning to use the very same argument in a desperate effort to slow their growth.