An Arguement Regarding School Vouchers

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  1. Annie
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    From a black writer, link at site:

    http://www.blackprof.com/archives/2006/01/school_choice_a_moral_issue.html

     
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    I have yet to hear a good argument against school choice and.or school vouchers.

    However, I also believe the federal government should be out of the education business altogether.
     
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    Agreed--schools are vital training grounds for our youth. Having to send your child to a school based on where you live is not my first choice of how this selection process should occur.
     
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    Let's just do about the easiest thing that can be done to eliminate a government industry, privatize and subsidize. With schools being privately owned, they'd actually have incentive to do well, and how well they're doing wouldn't be based on something a stupid as standardized test results. It would also eliminate a big issue of kids being 'forced' into doing things at a school. If you want your kids to pray in school, say the pledge, celebrate Christmas, etc., you just send them to a school that does it. Those who engage in upopular practices will go out of business, and those who offer the best education will thrive. This would also eliminate a lot of problems with teachers' unions. Now, in order to provide for the poor students, you use the funding currently going to run public schools and use it to give out scholarships. It's as easy as that.
     
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    I have been hearing an ad lately for credit unions. The basic premise is the credit unions create competition hence force other lending agencies to provide higher quality services. That without competition the quality of services wouldnt be there.

    Im wondering if the teachers credit union subscribes to that theory also? :)
    Lying hypocrites they are. I've been in Ladera heights, its not too far from my house, and it is an excellent neighborhood.
     
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    Its really amazing how many problems it would solve, and how much better off the kids would be. Its all about power and control and money for the Dems/liberals. Question is why the black community continues to support the Dems. I think I will be doing some campaigning there during the next elections.
     
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    Blacks don't give a shit----they bought the Dems bullshit and IF they even vote a HUGE majority votes Democratic. Dems don't try to make them feel responsible for anything.
     

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