02 Aug '12, 6am

7 Ways Romney’s Education Plan Would Destroy America’s Public Schools

7 Ways Romney’s Education Plan Would Destroy America’s Public Schools

Mitt Romney wants to destroy public education in the US and get rid of the Department of Education. I am not inventing this: you can read all about it in his education white paper entitled “A Chance for Every Child: Mitt Romney’s Plan for Restoring the Promise of American Education” with a forward by Jeb Bush, no less. If you believe that destroying public education as we know it and turning our schools over to the private sector will solve its problems, then this plan is for you. The central themes of the Romney plan are a rehash of Republican education ideas from the past thirty years. Here’s how Romney is planning to destroy public education: 1. Subsidizing parents who want to send their child to a private or religious school. Romney offers complete support for using taxpayer money to pay for private school vouchers, privately managed charters, for-profit online schools...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/7-ways-romneys-education-plan...

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