Howard Sasson: Strong school system worth the investment
July 8, 2013
. . . . Schools are supposed to be America’s engine of social mobility. Smaller classes sizes and programs in art and music should not be available only to those who can afford to go to private schools or have the wherewithal to send their kids to charter schools.
We are increasingly a society of haves and have-nots and the growing inequality in the educational system is a contributing factor. In the so-called new economy all of our children are going to be in trouble unless we can provide them with high quality, relevant and affordable educations. . . .