The educrats aren’t often this honest about what really matters.
In the grocery store of education, Greeley-Evans School District 6 is planning to place another choice on the shelf.
Competition for kids is heating up, and the dramatic increase of students in charter, private and home-school populations show that the district must step up to keep its students. School board members and district administrators hope that more choices for parents stop kids from leaving and perhaps lure some back into the district’s fold.
“Today, as a society, we like choice,” said Mark Wallace, board president. “Look at our grocery aisles. We’ve got hundreds of boxes of materials to choose from. I’m hopeful we’ll be able to hold onto kids and families that would otherwise leave our district right now.”
I undrstand that this is a function of having choices in education, and it is far preferable to the Soviet style system we all grew up with. But still…