Re: Reforming Education

phil osborn (
Sat, 16 Oct 1999 22:44:44 PDT

>From: Cynthia <>
>Subject: Re: Reforming Education
>Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 14:10:56 -0700
>This would address the problem of people not being willing to pay enough
>for our
>children's education. But that is not a real problem. As it is, it is a
>bad investment to educate our children. Our children would be financially
>off if we stuck the money into a trust account for them, instead of
>spending it
>on education.
>Our current system of education is too expensive, it encourages crime and
>social pathologies, and it is a total failure at making children smarter.
>As it
>stands the best thing people can do for their children is to make sure they
>life with a good set of genes.
Actually, a lot of the home-schoolers are doing a fair job (comparatively, at least) in providing a good education at a reasonable cost. Typically they also put the child to work at home.

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