No, Private Schools Aren’t Better at Educating Kids Than Public Schools. Why This New Study Matters

By Valerie Strauss ~ Washington Post via Common Dreams ~ The results confirm what earlier research found but are especially important amid a movement to privatize public education Despite evidence showing otherwise, it remains conventional wisdom in many parts of the education world that private schools do a better job of educating students, with superior standardized test scores and outcomes. It is one of the claims that some supporters of…

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