Shadowing this debate is an often unspoken skepticism about whether public education can be lifted. In some quarters, a sense of hopelessness exists that feeds into the notion that charter schools are a rescue operation for education, not just an alternative.That's a terrible, untrue and self-defeating attitude and one the RISE Act rebuts. Problems exist in public education but they also exist in charter schools, starting with the selectivity involved in the admission process.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Good editorial in the Springfield Republican today
on the Rise Act: