Patch Editorial. Read the whole article HERE and please feel free to comment!!!
I rented Waiting for Superman this weekend. Unfortunately, we were far too busy with a rummage sale – hoping to make a few bucks for a family vacation up North – for me to watch it. I get the gist of it, though. Teachers’ Unions = BAD. Apparently they ruin everything and allow horrible teachers to suck dry the tax payers while providing the education equivalent to a Sesame Street episode.
This movie comes out and scares all the FOX viewers (whom are already prone to fear-based decision making) into thinking that their children will be living in the street if they attend a public school. I just picture all these middle-aged white people running down the road screaming and swinging their Prada bags as zombie teachers chase them with math books. Okay, so my imagination runs away a bit, but I think you get my point.
Before this film we heard very little about vouchers and school choice. They were there but certainly not as supported as they are now. So, great job to the director!!
I will not go as far as to say school vouchers/choice is immoral. I will say that I find it to be hypocritical, ridiculous, offensive, unfair and wasteful. Please let me tell you why I feel this way.