Friday, June 27, 2008

Public Schools Are Failing Our Kids...And Their Tax-Paying Parents Too

...Johnny still can't read in public schools, but 6-year-olds in inner-city parochial schools can. What's wrong with this picture?

New York City is spending $20.9 billion on its failing schools. And though education officials refuse to make effective changes in either their educational philosophy or procedures, it wants more money still. Alicia Colon, writing in the New York Sun, takes a closer look.