Monday, October 09, 2006
ANOTHER BETTER WAY:
INNER-CITY L.A. CHARTER HIGH SCHOOLS
CREAM REGULAR PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNTERPARTS
Yoo hoo: how come Nebraska doesn't allow charter schools? Isn't that the solution for Benson, South, Northwest and other high schools with obvious underachievement by minority and low-income students in Omaha? SImilar to the vouchers for low-income kids in failing schools being offered in many other cities, charter schools are a good solution that so far Nebraska educators are totally ignoring, to everybody's detriment, especially low-income students.
Look at the incredibly better test scores coming out of charter high schools in low-income Los Angeles, where teachers are being paid more and expected to do more with tough-to-teach kids . . . and are coming through:
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