Peter Greene on Jeb! Bush’s Education Plan

Diane Ravitch's blog

Jeb Bush hasn’t made much headway in the polls but he is hanging in there, the favorite of the GOP establishment and the best-funded.

He recently announced his plan for reforming American education, and it is a paean to school choice. He just doesn’t like public education, period.

Peter Greene has performed a public service for us by reviewing Jeb’s proposals. He does so in part 1 and part 2.

i will give you some pithy excerpts and encourage you to read the whole thing by yourself.

This is from part 1:

“For all the conservative love for choice and freedom, it never seems to include the choice and freedom to do things that conservatives believe are Very Wrong, or to say, “We will pick our own choices to choose from, thanks.” That’s in part because the very idea of school choice is fundamentally flawed.

“First, nobody wants choice. Rich…

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