posted on Dec, 20 2006 @ 12:49 PM
We can come up with solutions all we want, but they will never work. We are bound to a capitalist system where some people win and some people lose.
The property tax system in this country shows the disparity between poor and rich schools: higher tax rates means the school gets more money, and only
rich people can afford those higher tax rates and send their kids to those schools.
A lot of ingenius solutions to the country's educational problems ignore the underlying cost of administering a school. I agree that teachers should
teach for the sake of teaching, not salary, but at the same time teachers need to pay the bills too. Life will only get more expensive in the
If we can't provide the perfect learning environment for every single student, then we need to do the next best thing which is provide the best
possible learning environment for the most students. Fixing the school systems in this country is, while noble, all in vain.