Government schools are the problem, not the solution.
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Teachers unions claim their demands for continuously increasing salaries and perks are based only in their desire to better educate America’s next generation. While most would agree that exceptional educators deserve compensation commensurate with their abilities, empirical evidence shows that students do not benefit when second-rate teachers receive raises.
A glaring example of this was found in the apparent massacre of the English language by organizers of Paul Robeson High School’s senior prom. As evidenced by a local reporter, the Chicago school promoted the theme “This Is Are Story,” which will strike anyone with a tenuous grasp of the language as a nonsensical phrase.
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— B. Christopher Agee (@BCAgee) September 10, 2012