Education is not a for-profit business, so don't treat it like one

Monday, September 23, 2013

Government should be run like a business. That mantra spills from the mouths of Republicans and Democrats a lot these days.

And it's often used about education, as a way to justify spending cuts. If bloated school districts would just manage their money better, they wouldn't even feel the effects of budget cuts, so the thinking goes.

In Michigan, we've put our money where our mouth is with that theory.

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