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School Choice, A Message that Resonates

richard1088 Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 8:27 PM
No can do. The Left won't be able to poison your children's minds with what they teach 'em in school. Choice is bad. Who created the NIGHTMARE 1960s? JOHN DEWEY, THE FATHER OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVISM -- WAY BACK IN THE 1890S. LOOK IT UP.
Pistol Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 8:54 PM
We went with Dewey, the rest of the world, from Tokyo to Tel Aviv, stuck with Maria Montessori. We lost.

Don’t forget the old admonition that things are never as bad as they seem after a defeat, as troubling times often beget great innovation. Those on the Left would be wise to also remember that things are never as good as they seem. A case on point is the issue of school choice.

On the issue of school choice free market messaging has been exceedingly potent. The winning message is first, every child deserves the very best education possible, meaning we should allow a child's family choice when it comes to which school they will attend regardless of economic standing, ethnicity,...