Why I changed my mind about vouchers | Joanne

Robin Lake, director of University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Education, used to oppose vouchers, she writes on U.S. News. A strong supporter of public schools, she was concerned about “government money going to religious schools, equity issues and a sense that private schools weren’t accountable to parents in the same way public schools are.”

She changed her mind about vouchers when her son attended the neighborhood public elementary school.  He “hid under a desk every day.” His teacher ignored him.

He tested as profoundly gifted, but a constellation of emotional and social…

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