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

rauljg69 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:26 PM
Economics is straightforward..micro and macro. Especially at the high school level. How do you put a conservative spin on economics. You just want your conservative "political" view being taught.
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:37 PM
Where did a Country ever spend itself into prosperity.? Democrats do not understand economics. Dr. Sowell should be consulted by them, as Pelosi spouts drivel about economics. Almost always wrong, and never in doubt.
Now, if you want to bankrupts a Country, as Obama and his mentor, Ayres, and his Pastor do, they know how to do that, and are.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:34 PM
doesnt answer the question raul and brings up a strawman

Elementary school kids are being taught that big expansive gov is better with little to no counter-balance. So by the time they get to HS that is harder to overcome

Especially if the parents are not involved.

I have to go to UPS before they close and pick up dinner. Unlike many here I thank you for a civil debate and your desire to put forth an opposing point of view I disagree with completely.
tibby2 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:32 PM

If economics were as straightforward as you say then why doesn't this administration understand the economics that even a Democrat like JFK understood?

The conservative spin on economics is that jobs are created by businesses in a free market economy. The liberal spin is that government creates jobs. Perhaps it is not as straightforward as you have been educated to believe.

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,...