Arne Busts A Cap In TN…

How do you turn a $600 billion industry on $5 billion?  Well, hanging tough on stuff like this is a very good start.  Making states with arbitrary restrictions on charter schools or lousy charter school laws ineligible for “Race to the Top” dollars would help turn that money into a more powerful lever than it might otherwise be.  Update:  More here.

One Reply to “Arne Busts A Cap In TN…”

  1. I understand the sentiment, but isn’t this literally the feds telling states that they *have* to make tax dollars available to the private education industry? Shouldn’t they look at the entire picture of reforms rather than insisting on a specific one that doesn’t have a good body of research behind it?

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