While this post was written about a school district in VA, it equally applies to all districts in the US.
Playing the “Blame Game” is not needed what is needed is change and accepting responsibility for a Good and Proper education of children. If the government wants to be involved in education it needs to accept the responsibility for that education.
Public schools are paid for by the taxpayers and supposedly run for the benefit of children. In theory the public school system exists to properly educate our children, but the system does not seem to be working. When the public school system fails children, who should we hold accountable?
Who is not accountable?
- Should we hold politicians accountable? We fund our local schools with money from the Federal Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Prince William County. That puts four different committees in charge of our schools. That includes: Congress, Virginia’s General Assembly, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, and the Prince William County School Board. With four committees running our public schools, who is in control? Which people on which committees should we hold accountable?
- Should we hold the news media accountable? Supposedly, the news media is supposed to hold the people who rule us accountable. The news…
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