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Public Education is Not Enough!

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We also need public busing and public cafeterias. God forbid someone makes a profit from feeding schoolchildren!

From busing children to school to making their lunchtime meals, private companies are increasingly performing work traditionally done by school district employees, a National Education Association official said in Cheyenne on Wednesday.

If not reversed, that trend has the potential to seriously damage the country's public education system, said NEA Secretary-Treasurer Lily Eskelsen.

She said there are political leaders in this country who seem to despise anything with the word "public" in its title while deeming anything "private" to be good and efficient.

Apparently, there are also political leaders in this country who seem to despise anything private and efficient while deeming anything public to be good.

UPDATE: Oops! As the comment from Evan points out, I forgot to include the link. Here it is.