The Word Charter Schools Leave Out
|09/28/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The sales pitch, in various versions, pops up every time charter cheerleaders are pushing charters as the Big Solution in education.
“We know how to educate poor minority students.”
The implication, of course, is that public schools don’t know how to get the job done. The use of civil rights rhetoric further pushes the idea that charters can rescue non-wealthy, non-white students from a public school system that either can’t or won’t provide them with the education they need and deserve.
The problem with this assertion, however, is the words that charter fans invariably omit from the pitch.
The word is “some.”
As in, “We read more >>>