Despite indisputable evidence that the time has come for drastic change in how we educate children, reformers persist in trying to resuscitate existing schools (“America Should Be in the Middle of a Schools Revolution,” The New York Times, Feb. 17). It’s a futile effort.
The facts are there. K-12 public school enrollment fell by 1.1 million in the first full academic year. Parents are fed up with the status quo, but are stymied by vested interests. No matter how much more money is spent on public schools, little will change.
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