The myth that public schools are failing: what is the source?

/ 4 March 2016 / Shawna

This article highlights corporate attempts to privatize public education. Author and Executive Director of YES! Magazine, , provides an interesting perspective on how “politicians have decimated school budgets, replaced teaching with standardized testing, and placed the blame on teachers and students.” Interesting graphics paint a picture of corporate greed and it’s ugly ties to education reform. Is it entirely true, or could it also be part myth that public schools are failing?