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Congress Should Promote Charter Schools
American Magazine, by Arnold Kling

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Posted By:eagleblurst, 4/7/2014 9:50:38 AM

There is bipartisan agreement that the American economy needs entrepreneurship. There is bipartisan agreement that our education system could stand some improvement. Charter schools are a development that addresses both of these needs. Entrepreneurs have been putting energy and innovation into the charter school effort, and we are starting to see positive results. Now is the time for Congress to provide funding to states to set up the apparatus needed to facilitate further charter school growth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 4/7/2014 9:54:57 AM     (No. 9800875)

Congress should obey the Constitution and leave education to the States. That would encourage experimentation.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 4/7/2014 10:49:40 AM     (No. 9800977)

Exactly #1. I wouldn´t trust congress to organize a 1 car parade.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/7/2014 5:09:56 PM     (No. 9801575)

Insane proposal from the first sentence.

A new federal initiative to subsidize .and direct charter schools. from Washington is not an improvement of education. It would be just another federal takeover, it always works that way.

And to describe submission as entrepreneurship is to make language meaningless.

Charter schools are only a variation of public schools; if not why would Deblasio try to eject them from city provided property? They are government in a new guise.

Private schools exist. So far.

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