2020 Needs New VisionOn Jan 9, 2013 Comments Off on 2020 Needs New Vision
The Deseret News published an article on Utah’s public-private education partnership, Prosperity 2020 entitled
Prosperity 2020 plan to improve education includes more spending, new revenue
Prosperity 2020’s proposal is to create more revenue. Read my lipstick: more new taxes. Their private investments only went so far, now they need our help.
The business owners supporting Prosperity 2020 are some of the best endowed of Utah. I’m confused as to why these entrepreneurs would want to throw good money after bad. They would never do that with their own private investments.
These private/independent schools have been forced to compete with compulsory, government-subsidized schools and with the insurgence of charter schools, the “free” market has been exceptionally harsh to their chances of survival.
To illustrate, health care and private docs are headed for the same disaster with ObamaCare.
However, if they must, in Holladay, Utah some elementary schools have eight or more languages in a g