Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ruh-Roh. Newsweek Surveys Public Schools....

Newsweek is not exactly a member of the Heritage Foundation entourage, remember.

When it come to excellence in education, red states rule — at least according to a panel of experts assembled by Tina Brown’s Newsweek. Using a set of indicators ranging from graduation rate to college admissions and SAT scores, the panel reviewed data from high schools all over the country to find the best public schools in the country.

The results make depressing reading for the teacher unions: the very best public high schools in the country are heavily concentrated in red states.

Three of the nation’s ten best public high schools are in Texas — the no-income tax, right-to-work state that blue model defenders like to characterize as America at its worst. Florida, another no-income tax, right-to-work state long misgoverned by the evil and rapacious Bush dynasty, has two of the top ten schools.

Newsweek isn’t alone with these shocking results. Another top public school list, compiled by the Washington Post, was issued in May. Texas and Florida rank number one and number two on that list’s top ten as well. --Cold Fury quoting American Interest

Well, that's easy. People in Texas and Florida, see, they have 100% intact families, disciplinarian parents, and no poverty.



J. Strupp said...

Do you really think that there's a strong correlation here?

Sounds like GOP propaganda to me.

Anonymous said...

Stop bursting his bubble, Strupp.

Dad29 said...

Both Newsweek AND the WaPo are Pubbie propaganda outlets?

WHich planet?