Monday, June 13, 2016

Keep Shuffling Poor Kids Between "Failing" Schools

This is about actual moving, not just moving between schools, but I do not know how all of the supergeniuses who run our education system fail to understand that moving a kid from one school to another - regularly - is a big fucking deal, and generally not in a good way. I moved around a lot as a kid and while I'm sure there were some positive experiences, overall it was pretty stressful. Even just moving from elementary school to middle school, accompanied by at least some of my peers, was pretty damn stressful. Poor kids often have a lack of stability in their lives, anyway, so the obvious solution is to... add more. And then give all the money to the grifters, declare success, and go home.