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Former lobbyist details how privatizers are trying to end public education

Former lobbyist details how privatizers are trying to end public education

When champions of market-based reform in the United States look at public education, they see two separate activities — government funding education and government running schools. The first is okay with them; the second is not. Reformers want to replace their bête noire — what they call the “monopoly of government-run schools” — with freedom of choice in a competitive market dominated by privately run schools that get government subsidies.

Published at Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:56 +0000

Article source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/04/16/former-lobbyist-details-how-privatizers-are-trying-to-end-public-education/