> >So, how do we reform education?
> How about having all private schools? That would create great competition
> for the best education. Or how about allowing parents to choose where to
> send their children instead of dividing them up into districts? I like the
> private school idea better.
...And after the separation of school and state, the privatized education system then needs to separate instruction from credentialing. It is a clear conflict of interest that the same institution that teaches you things at great expense is also the one that verifies that you have learned them and issues you a valuable credential. If the credentialing authority were independent, it would be capable of judging the school as well as the student, and the credential would be more meaningful.
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