The Death of Public School?
The Boston Globe columnist Derrick Z Jackson has some interesting thoughts on the possible death of public school education. At the end of the day it essentially boils down to money, he argues.
Jackson looks at per-pupil costs, the amount of money spent to incarcerate people compared to educating children, and salaries for teachers.
Read the column and let me know what you think. In addition, I want to know your solutions to the problem. It can't be as simple as devoting more money to education. I think the issue goes deeper than that.