The complaint in the US is that the school system became stuffed with administrators and education standards havnt risen to justify the added cost. The education system has become a haven for the work shy and their practices reflect this. It would be easy enough to compete against these schools for a lower price and a better education for students
The idea of school vouchers was dreamt up by that lunatic Friedman, backed up by that other peddler of WingNut voodoo hoohaa von Hayek.
Just how many times do the deranged notions of the insane neo-liberal right have to spectacularly blow up causing massive misery, before the swivel-eyed acolytes of this cartoonish absurd religion start to get a clue?
We already have a de facto voucher system. Most schools are owned by private bodies who receive funding from the state.
It seems that some of our posters are so in thrall of right wing thought across the sea and the ocean that they want to introduce policies which are already in place. I think Eagle was onto something when she commented to the effect that some posters are more interested in Anglo-American culture wars and supporting their team then they are of actual politics in Ireland. In a way I'm guilty of that myself its so much easier to pick a ideological side in a foreign country where you have nothing to lose and the intricacies,compromises and emotional attachments of domestic politics don't come into play.
Last edited by Windowshopper; 17th February 2017 at 12:05 PM.
maybe its over regulated then, I don't know the process in fairness but it just doesn't look like you can just rent a couple of Georgian buildings on Merrion square and open up a school knowing you will be paid if you fill it.
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