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Obama's Education Takeover (Encounter Broadsides) Paperback – February 21, 2012
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In a sense, this story started before Obama, and if this little booklet has a flaw, it is that it places too much blame on the current administration for the federal takeover of education.Read more ›
So defund the federal Department of Education and the State and local one as well. Require individual teachers to be independent contractors. Return the lending of money for college to private not public institutions. Empower parents to negotiate directly with teachers for services to be rendered beforehand and the costs of those services and or class sizes, including what actual textbooks and curricula they will use or what before and/or after school services may also be needed or wanted.
Start charging a desk or tuition tax on students attending public schools as well to bear this costs, and/or to reward those who teach their children at home instead (and not expect or burden the taxpayers with the full costs of educating them) or for sending them to private schools. Imagine what a difference this will make on disposable income especially for our seniors already on fixed incomes and tight budgets as their annual real estate taxes actually decline to require a smaller levy for local first responder services only.
Yes, America competition and private enterprise with of course certain necessary checks and balances on greed and/or with regards to other possible abuses of any system, should become once again the premier model we to educate our youth, keep parents involved and informed, and to promote a more equitable dispenser of good behavior, knowledge, skills and wisdom to our children and to paying our teachers on merit, rather than retaining the current one size fits all centralized approach.
It's short and to the point. However, it probably should have gone into the details of the CCCS in order to give the reader a little more substance.
The book is definitely an eye-opener!
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Excellent appraisal of our education system today. Broad overview, but with specific examples. Easy read, succinct, only 50, but it packs a wallop!Published 21 months ago by Carole Fineberg
Very revealing about an important subject. Every one should read this. Educated people are the back bone of our country.Published on March 25, 2014 by Nancy Dupuis
A concise, factual account of what is wrong with Common Core. The author has spent many years in researching government issues.Published on June 17, 2013 by Gwen G. Myers