Neoliberal/conservative truism: starve government to create a self-fulfilling prophecy that govt is ineffective & the private sector should be brought in to improve or replace inadequate public services. This blogger relays how she found out SES, supplemental education services (coaching teachers at schools lagging in AYP), perfectly illustrates this dynamic. The financial incentives for sustaining good public schools are completely upside down to what it would actually take to have a healthy and good public education system.
Opportunistic Parasites in Our Schools
This weekend, my husband was at a bar watching an ACC basketball game. He struck up a conversation with a fellow watcher and found out that this guy was a doctoral candidate in education. He fu…