“It’s a political problem. The problems are sociopolitical. The problems are unions. You plot the growth of the NEA [National Education Association] and the dropping of SAT scores, and they’re inversely proportional. The problems are unions in the schools. The problem is bureaucracy.” — Steve Jobs, 1996
Here is a video that tells you how much the teachers’ union cares about high quality education.
The charter school serves a neighborhood in Harlem. All of the students are black or Hispanic. But that’s not good enough for the NAACP.
Ultimately, government has got to get out of education. There is no way to reform tax-funded education to make it better. Monopolies do not get better over time. They get worse. But this suggestion is not taken seriously by most voters. So, there are endless reforms. After 170 years in the USA, nothing has worked. Doubt me? Read this.
There is a pattern here. Also a lesson.