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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

President Obama Takes Aggressive Position on Schools


“President Obama said Monday that he favored federal rewards for local school districts that fire underperforming teachers and close failing schools, saying educators needed to be held accountable when they failed to fix chronically troubled classrooms and curb the student dropout rate.” (New York Times, Tuesday)

But real accountability can only come from the market.

FEE Timely Classic:
Teachers Unions: Are the Schools Run for Them?” by James Bovard