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[Murica] DeVos praises this voucher-like program. What it means for school reform
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[Murica] DeVos praises this voucher-like program. What it means for school reform

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/edu...story.html

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[Murica] DeVos praises this voucher-like program. What it means for school reform

Great. She wants to send as many kids as possible to religious indoctrination centers.
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Yeah. I'd love for more choice in education but it's pretty clear that the people behind this are fucking crazy.

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[Murica] DeVos praises this voucher-like program. What it means for school reform

Flaws
-Private schools are not inherently better. From my experience, charter schools are better but are still flawed.
-Sending kids to different schools isn't going to fix the school system. Fixing the school system will.
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[Murica] DeVos praises this voucher-like program. What it means for school reform

Yeah. I went to a charter school which probably was the best decision in my parents life, but they definitely have flaws.

While I'm not against private education (I think there needs to be competition), I think people need to look at the public model and actually try to innovate it. I like what they're doing down in Miami; they're at least trying something new.

It'd be good if we could pitch some ideas to some of these schools and see where they'd go from there...

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