Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 07:22:30AM -0400, Matthias Julius wrote:
>> While co-ops might help somewhat I don't think they are the solution.
>> What does it help when a bunch of poor guys form a co-op? They still
>> would not have funds to send their kids to a private school. Maybe
>> they could hire a teacher. What do you think where the quality of
>> that education goes?
> To the bottom. Exactly where education goes when it is funded by tiny
> municipalities. There will be a few rich communities that pay for rich
> education, and there will be impoverished ones that provide
> impoverished or no education. That said, even the rich may not have the
> insight to distinguish between good education and expensive education.
> Heaven help the education system when loudmouthed parents take over
> instead of the most competent.
I agree with that. To put the burden of funding education on the
local community is maybe not the best thing to do. I think this
should be centralized and coordinated at least at state level.