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

jsingletary Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 3:20 PM
The problem is the government trains, licenses, funds, controls the whole educational monopoly. It is a slow growing mold which has covered everything, even Texas http://savingourfuture.com/2013/02/texas-6th-graders-design-flags-for-a-new-socialist-nation/

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,...