Izumi and Clemens: Emulate Canadian K-12, not health care

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

Sounds like a good idea to me. After all, the Canadians were the first ones nerdy enough to wed Ayn Rand inspired lyrics to epic drum solos. Oh, plus they spend much less than we do per pupil, get much better results, don’t have a central national education bureaucracy, and have lots of parental choice. Izumi and Clemens could have added that the Canadians get these superior education results despite a national per capita income that would land them among the least wealthy American states, roughly equal to that of Alabama on a PPP basis.

Beauty, eh?

2 Responses to Izumi and Clemens: Emulate Canadian K-12, not health care

  1. educ8m says:

    Please don’t praise us in Canada too much. We have very little school choice and teachers’ unions that run (ruin?)everything

  2. matthewladner says:

    That may be true, but grading on a curve you guys are doing much better than us.

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