C. Bradley Thompson
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CHARTER SCHOOLS RISE TO THE CHALLENGE Jackie Goldberg argues that “co-location hurts enrollment because charters lure families away from district schools.”
Well, of course! Since they offer a better product, they do indeed lure families away from failing district schools.
Due to pandemic-related issues, declining birthrates, inferior education, radical curricula, etc., government-run schools are bleeding students. Whereas traditional public schools (TPS) had 50.8 million students enrolled in 2019, the number had shrunk to 49.4 million one year later. The federal government now projects that public school enrollment will fall even further – to 47.3 million – by 2030, an almost 7% drop in 11 years.
ANOTHER REASON INCLUDES THAT PARENTS DON’T WANT THEIR CHILDREN EXPOSED TO THE NEGATIVE “SOCIALIZATION” THAT GOES ON IN THE GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS (AND WHO SAID “SOCIALIZATION” WAS A VIRTUE): Nearly Half Of Homeschool Parents Cite ‘Liberal’ Public Schools As Motivating Factor: POLL
APPARENTLY NEW YORK CITY HAS A REAL ZOMBIE PROBLEM:
WHILE I HAVE NOTHING BUT CONTEMPT FOR THE EDUCATION ESTABLISHMENT, THESE CHARGES STRIKE ME AS A LITTLE MUCH. Pretty sure my parents would have asked for an apology and that’s it, unless of course they thought I was misbehaving in which case they would have supported the teacher! Teacher’s assistant arrested after allegedly slapping middle schooler inside classoom