Friday, May 04, 2007

(Rotten) Public Schools in America

John Stossel doing what he does best: Shining the light in dark corners of the mind.

Ashley Anderson was a very bright, articulate sixteen-year-old, when in 2003, she wrote a revealing account what it was like to be a student in a public school. She also shines the light on failing public schools from inside the walls. Her (frustrating) seventh and eight grade experiences in a public school are contrasted with her experience when she was transfered to a private school. At the end of her story, she throws down the gauntlet to all Americans.

Read her story:
by Ashley Anderson

If you have never been to the News With Views website, check that out too.