By Mike Klein
There is a tendency here in Georgia to consider that school choice is an open question. This is particularly true because of the high stakes – you might want to call it angst – on both sides of the charter schools commission constitutional amendment question that will be decided by voters in November. Another view suggests the national battlefield has already begun to move.
“This debate has been won to a large degree,” says University of Arkansas economist and education policy analyst Jay Greene. His school choice preference is at odds with traditionalists who would put four walls, a ceiling, a floor and locked doors around public school students.
“There are still dinosaurs walking the earth who…