Phi Beta Cons

O.s’ Education Cant

Obama has said that educators must get disruptive and violent students under control, and he has spoken up for teacher merit pay.

Yet he advocates letting teachers themselves decide what and who are meritorious. More telling, he has voted consistently for the teachers’ unions and the unaccountable status quo. “Obama talks a great game,” rightly concludes Thomas Sowell.

Candace de Russy — Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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