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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:

Every single thing you describe would work *better* if education was
completely private.  [...]

No it wouldn't. It *might* be better for those who can pay, and everyone else would get zip.

In any case, private education has to outperform public education because they are asking parents to pay for a service that's available elsewhere for free.

Abolish public education, and the private schools might just start treating parents and students like crap. Certainly, if a single company came to dominate education the way Microsoft dominates software, parents and students *would* be treated like crap.

And there would be no place to go--private or public.

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