Greater Greater Washington

Report a Comment

In an ideal world no kids would be left in a safety-net school system as you say. I'm still not sure not having one wouldn't make sense in a place like DC. Some kids are just not going to do well in a traditional or charter environment and it seems like we should accept that an alternative system is most equitable for everyone. Whether or not you have charters, there is going to always be school choice -- it's called moving to another town. Allowing kids a way to opt out of the traditional school model without having to label them as a failure seems like the gentlest way to do it and preserve a healthy environment for all the other students.

by Alan B. on Feb 12, 2013 1:23 pm • linkreport

Does this comment violate Greater Greater Washington's comment policy? If so, you can report it using this form and an editor will take a look.

What is the major reason you believe the comment violates the policy?
Comment is spam.
Comment attacks other individuals personally.
Comment criticizes the level of knowledge of another commenter or contributor.
Comment discourages others from posting their ideas.
Commenter is impersonating someone else.
Comment uses profanity or abusive language.
Comment advocates violent acts or harm to another.
Comment was posted in multiple areas of the site.
Comment is arguing about the comment policy.

Your name:
Your email:

Administrator pagespam