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One Reformer’s Heroic Story to Save America’s Public School Children

Gayle__CO Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 4:48 PM
You can call it anything you want to, but it's still a galactically stupid statement. A child can be prevented from getting a good education. A policyholder can still purchase quality birth control. The child has no control, the adult does. It's not that complicated.

Michelle Rhee is a lifelong Democrat and education reformer who has recently come out in support of school vouchers. Writing in the Daily Beast a few days ago, she explained the prevailing reason for her change of heart: Her countless (and at times) heartbreaking interactions with devastated parents coping with the realization that their child would be stuck in a failing school -- forever. And the feeling that there was nothing she could do for them:

After my listening tour of families, and hearing so many parents plead for an immediate solution to their desire for a quality education,...