To win over Midwesterners, Democrats should rethink school choice stance

The Hill - 07-17


At the recent National Education Association forum in Houston, 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls discussed their big-spending education plans and many assured the union of their single-minded devotion to traditional public schools. “I am sick and tired of efforts to privatize a special thing we need, public education,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. “I hate the privatizers and want to stop them.”


User from CA - 07-17
Charter schools are the only schools that can educate a child with a Spectrum disorder. Without them millions of parents will have to homeschool or have their child be a truant. Spectrum disorders cannot fit in a public school with the dreaded Common Core.