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Online Schools Becoming More Popular, Despite Union Resistance

Paulus Textor Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 9:37 AM
And I always like to mention that no discussion of education is complete without the idea that there should be zero government oversight or involvement in education. Period. Government does not possess some mystical, magical insight as to what constitutes a good education. Actually, all the evidence points to the opposite: governments have far less insight into what makes a good education, compared to almost any other institution.
Rick_in_VA Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 9:15 PM
As I said in another post, there is nothing in the constitution authorizing "public education".
It's a figment of the lefts imagination. It's all about control.
Who was the famous communist who said give me the children and I will give you slaves?
Not a direct quote, but the meaning is clear.
Enrollment in online schools has increased twelvefold in Ohio since the first internet-based school was created in the state in 2000, The Gazette Medina reports.

More than 30,000 students are currently enrolled, most of them concentrated in seven statewide cyber schools. Only Arizona had more students in online schools, according to the news report.

Online schools, and other forms of digital learning, are an inevitable and promising form of education for the 21st Century, unless special interest forces are able to keep technology from becoming more integrated into everyday education.

Professor Gary Miron of the National Education Policy Center is...