You tacitly confirmed what I said - the question was about a deal or an exchange, and you tacitly said that you would never agree to said deal or exchange.
Most people in the US I think like the present setup of public education as much more than simply a place to get schooled. Much more than any other country, probably, public education in the US is an institution that functions as a very comprehensive community center.
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:28 AM, Robert Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Oct 10, 2012, at 11:49 AM, Paul Tanner <email@example.com> wrote: > > Would you ever be prepared to see all those extra-curricular school > activities that you enjoyed and your children would enjoy flushed so > that the schools would then have the money to hire enough extra > teachers to see their working time spent in front of a class cut > almost in half and thus their working time spent not in front of a > class almost doubled, even if the standards in terms of minimum > requirements to become a teacher became the highest in the world? > > I thought not. > > > Now you are thinking words into my mouth? > > Actually, my target for my son is one of the two choice schools in our > district (7th through 12th grade) and they are not big on sports. My view is > that you can have schools with sports and schools without sports. > > Bob Hansen