Friday, February 12, 2016

ESAs, not school district consolidation

"At a time when the state badly needs to save money," economist Byron Schlomach writes today in The Oklahoman, "the time is ripe for consolidating school districts. Right?" Wrong, he says.
If we want to save kids and save money, we should concentrate our efforts on passing school choice measures like Education Savings Accounts to let children escape bad schools. And we should consider breaking up the megadistricts that spend too little on instruction and where the bulk of the F-rated schools are.

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