Created on Thursday, 07 June 2012 20:36 Published Date Hits: 1817
It is dismaying to note how many Republican Montana legislative candidates see “charter schools” as a way to “improve education.”
Diverting taxpayer public education funds to private schools does not “improve” education at all. In fact, where public funds are diverted into private education, then public schools deteriorate and become sad places for poorer left-over children who are not admitted to “better schools.” It is class warfare.
Part of our democratic national heritage is educational opportunity for all children, and that requires publicly funded education. Support public schools, not privatization.