Friday, May 20, 2011

Quote of the day

Albert Shanker, long-time head of the American Federation of Teachers union, October 2, 1989 (via Andrew Coulson):
“It’s time to admit that public education operates like a planned economy, a bureaucratic system in which everybody’s role is spelled out in advance and there are few incentives for innovation and productivity. It’s no surprise that our school system doesn’t improve: It more resembles the communist economy than our own market economy.
That quote is no less true today than the day it was uttered. On a related note:

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