September 16, 2004

Great Moments in Free Market Hypocrisy

Government-Run school teachers send their kids to PRIVATE schools at a rate 50% higher than the rest of the country

We've long known that school-choice opponents Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Ted Kennedy and Jesse Jackson sent all of their kids to private schools. So do many of the children of teachers' union bosses, among the bitterest opponents of school choice because their paychecks depend on holding children captive in their schools. Now, we have the most telling data of all -- the actual numbers of how many of the inside experts on the quality of our public schools, the teachers themselves, are rejecting those schools for their own children.