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  •  Education has always been a political football... (0+ / 0-)

    in the U.S. every since Horace Mann and other more conservative political types conceived of the public school system as a tool for "taming" a nation that was flooding with new "unruly" immigrants during industrialization in the first half of the 19th century and transitioned from academic to more business control in the early 20th.  I'm not sure it is a redeemable institution, but that said, we can't abandon our kids in the effort to find an alternative.

    It is the devil we know...

    Cooper Zale Los Angeles

    by leftyparent on Mon May 28, 2012 at 09:50:25 AM PDT

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