by Scott Creighton (H/T busyboyproductions )
As many of you already know, I am adamantly opposed to privatization of public services such as the prison system, police departments (that’s next by the way), public works departments (power and water) and of course… public education.
I have been extremely vocal in my opposition to charter for-profit schools since they came out with their plans to convert all public schools to this model and I continue my opposition to it.
It’s enough to make you cry when you pass a converted Big Lots store in some strip-mall down here in Tampa that is now a charter high school and the kids are spending their PE time in the parking lot playing on some roll-out basketball hoop. The thought that that will be those young peoples’ memory of high school … and that we are not only allowing it, but paying our tax…
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