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School Choice: Making the Grade

Blowtorch of Reason Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 12:41 AM
There is zero, zilch, nada, no proof for creationism. The only thing that speaks for creationism is the bible and it even contradicts itself. One creation myth is that humans (man and woman) were created out of the dust. While another myth states that woman was created after man using a rib from man. If woman were created from a rib of man, and there were no evolution, then why don't men have one less rib than women? There is proof of evolution. There is no proof of creationism. Do not teach magic and myth in science. Leave magic and myth for Sunday school.

More than 200 organizations across the country are staging some 3,600 events to mark this year’s School Choice Week. But many grateful parents have reason to celebrate every week.

Just ask Joseph Kelley. A single father living in Washington, D.C., Kelley was shocked when his son Rashawn failed the first grade. Worse, his teachers didn’t even realize that he knew how to read. But rather than work to improve his vocabulary and get him up to grade level, the D.C. Public School System placed Rashawn in special-education classes.

Kelley knew his son was smart but wasn’t being well-served by his...