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Oboe, if the charters get better outcomes by selecting their student population, why is that a system failure? The system was failing before, which is why we had charters.U nder the old system, we forced everyone to go their the same school, good or bad. A few bad students disrupted it for everyone, and forced good kids to misbehave just to survive. Its the same in poor neighborhoods: a few families are responsible for most problems.

Selection forces certain behavioral expectations (onto kids and parents), with consequences. This encourages students and parents to participate in positive ways.

If some kids get a good education, its better than everyone getting the same bad education.

by SJE on Feb 12, 2013 5:31 pm • linkreport

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