Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Corporate School Reform for Rich Kids: A Modest Proposal | gadflyonthewallblog

Corporate School Reform for Rich Kids: A Modest Proposal | gadflyonthewallblog:

Corporate School Reform for Rich Kids: A Modest Proposal

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America’s wealthy children are in a crisis.
They’re better in math. They’re better in reading. They’re better in science. Heck! American students just won the International Math Olympiad for the second year in a row! They beat heavy hitters like Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, North Korea, Russia, the UK, Hong Kong, Japan and 90 other countries!
Yet our media still refuses to acknowledge their accomplishments by lumping our wealthiest students in with the middle class and poor. They say American students are failing when it’s just the poor kids. And even when you add them all together,we’re in the middle, and we’ve always been in the middle since these international tests began.
It’s just not fair that our wealthy students don’t get recognized for their accomplishments. The media takes their exceptional scores and mixes them in with those of children living in broken homes going to under-funded schools in high crime neighborhoods. Obviously those kids are struggling. It’s not fair to make the wealthy look bad by mixing their scores in with these “ghetto” kids.
But that’s not the worst part. All this negative publicity is actually starting to force lawmakers to do something about it. There is a policy movement in our country that’s been around for nearly 20 years made to combat this exact problem. It’s calledcorporate education reform, and the rich kids are being left out!
Just look at all the programs being aimed at improving education for poor kids. I Corporate School Reform for Rich Kids: A Modest Proposal | gadflyonthewallblog:


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