Billy Brown [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
>They have no incentive to even care about whether
>their methods work, and every incentive to fiercely resist any effort to
>change the system.
It's worse than that. They have *every* incentive to make it worse, because if they get worse results they get more money from the government to help them 'improve'. If they actually do improve their results, then they either keep the same funding or even see it lowered.