Do we need a total revamp of public education?
There are deeply crony interests that do not want change, teacher’s unions being chief of these interests. But many parents feel that something must change and that “one size fits all” does NOT fit anyone well.
“Greater exposure to private schooling is not associated with any more or less political tolerance” than sending kids to public schools, according to Albert Cheng of the University of Arkansas’s Department of Education Reform in a paper published in the Journal of School Choice. Even more interesting, “students with greater exposure to homeschooling tend to be more politically tolerant—a finding contrary to the claims of many political theorists.”