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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

hendrik@topoi.pooq.com writes:

> 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.


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