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School choice reform movement gains more momentum
Freedom Politics ^ | 4/29/2011 | Brian Calle

Posted on 04/29/2011 10:15:07 AM PDT by libertycause13

Momentum is building for school choice reform advocates. The latest evidence is in Oklahoma where the Oklahoma house voted to pass a massive school choice program. If the reform passes the state senate it would then be forwarded to the governor for final passage. This would be a landmark for education reform advocates and the senate and governor of the state should act steadfastly to enact this new legislation.

The Foundation for Educational Choice, formally the Friedman Foundation, has been following the reform. Check it out here...

(Excerpt) Read more at thinkfree.freedomblogging.com ...


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1 posted on 04/29/2011 10:15:13 AM PDT by libertycause13
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Teachers Unions will be unanimously against this since it is aimed at the welfare of the children as opposed to the welfare of the teachers and unions....


2 posted on 04/29/2011 10:30:37 AM PDT by Maverick68
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Competition is necessary for product improvement and service. That is why monopolies are bad. Contrary to what the government says, Competition is not evil. It is healthy.

More than school choice, let’s fight for local control over the schools.


3 posted on 04/29/2011 11:11:13 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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Private schools provide local - i.e. parental - control. Government schools cannot be reformed any more than Soviet collective farms could be reformed. The model is th emistake. Our single-payer socialist government school system needs to be destroyed.


4 posted on 04/29/2011 12:00:59 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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I certainly agree.


5 posted on 04/29/2011 2:53:07 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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let’s fight for local control over the schools.
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Local Control?....Why? ....So a voting mob of your neighbors can control the political, cultural, and religious worldview of your child?

Even if school districts were the size of a suburban housing division, socialist-fund, and voter mob controlled, government schools are collectivist abomination.


6 posted on 04/29/2011 3:05:35 PM PDT by wintertime
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You must live in Portland, Oregon!


7 posted on 04/29/2011 3:09:36 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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Be careful who you are cheering for. CHOICE opens doors to Charters that are Muslim based and/or part of the same system of PROGRESSIVE education that has dumbed down our nation.. See what is happening in South Side Philadelphia PA. Charters are GRANTED by the same folks who have created the crisis. Parochials will be compromised by the REQIRED ASSESSMENTS that the FEDS will dictate. Teach to the test will be the method of control.

This is NOT about parental control but rather about how parents are being used to advance the New World Order.

8 posted on 04/29/2011 3:23:08 PM PDT by codder too
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