Daily Kos: Ann Romney: “Throw out” the American public education system.

29 Oct

Ann Romney wants to “throw out” the public education system.

Ann Romney and First Lady Michelle Obama were interviewed for the November issue of Good Housekeeping magazine, just out. Our First Lady, of course was charming, positive and well-informed.Mrs. Romney? Well . . .Among her talking points, this:

I’ve been a First Lady of the State. I have seen what happens to people’s lives if they don’t get a proper education. And we know the answers to that. The charter schools have provided the answers. The teachers’ unions are preventing those things from happening, from bringing real change to our educational system. We need to throw out the system.

Mrs. Romney, of course, is not an educator and has no experience as a teacher. Other than as a candidate’s wife if then, she’s probably never even set a well-shod dainty foot inside a public school. She went to private school; so did her husband and children. And the “answers” the charter schools are providing? As mysterious as her tax returns. I guess we’ll just have to take her word for it.

And as is said at the end of every useless infomercial – but wait! There’s more. More…

via Daily Kos: Ann Romney: “Throw out” the American public education system..

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