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Public Schools not “too big to fail”

By at April 6, 2011 | 12:39 pm | 43 Comments

Public Schools not “too big to fail”

Teachers, we are told, are to blame for our schools’ abysmal performance, and their unions are the scourge of our wallets. The proper course, according to Good King Corbett, is “school choice.” Take the money from the public schools and give it to commercial enterprises, which promise to, lead us from the darkness of illiteracy to the sunshine of epitomous knowledge.

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The Anatomy of School Choice

By at February 21, 2011 | 8:33 am | 6 Comments

The Anatomy of School Choice

Rock The Capital’s Jan Chaplick picked apart all sides of a proposed school choice bill for Pennsylvania. Is it worth the money, and will it achieve better results?

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Is School Choice the right formula for Pennsylvania

By at January 14, 2011 | 10:28 am | 640 Comments

Is School Choice the right formula for Pennsylvania

Rock The Capital Education Reporter Jan Chaplick looks at both ends of SB1 — a proposed bill to enhance school choice. There are strong feelings that it will give disadvantaged kids a quality education, but opponents say that’s flawed thinking.

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RACP – Risks Assigned to Citizens’ Pockets, Part 1

By at October 27, 2010 | 3:39 pm | 40 Comments

(By Tim Potts DemocracyRising PA)  A premise of capitalism is that when people put up their own money for a venture, they reap the rewards of success and suffer the consequences of failure. When private entrepreneurs need to borrow money for their ventures, they go to private lenders. A premise of government is that it […]

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