The gross hypocrisy of educational funding



The gross hypocrisy of educational funding

There is no greater hypocrisy in politics than the conversation surrounding school reform. The only truth in education is this – children who emerge from literate environments and enter schools where the home school connection is strong and vibrant perform better on nearly every available metric and measuring tools the data robots can throw our way. Yet Delaware (and the rest of the country) ignores that and pretends that nothing can be done, so we ignore the home school connection, and so it withers and dies, and the children drop off the vine in increasing numbers, unprepared for a life of college or career readiness.

As a veteran teacher, I know with complete certainty that parents who read with their children and who support our academic and behavioral expectations will make my task as an educator extremely efficient.

So why do we waste our…

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