Thursday, November 19, 2009

if we're measuring outcomes in health care, why not government-run education?!

Why didn't I think of this before?!

Coulter, in the same column on infant mortality, makes this astute observation:

But I think it's terrific that liberals are finally willing to start looking at outcomes to judge a system. I say we start right away with the public schools!

In international comparisons, American 12th-graders rank in the 14th percentile in math and the 29th percentile in science. The U.S. outperformed only Cyprus and South Africa in general math and science knowledge....

As long as American liberals are going to keep announcing that they're embarrassed for their country, how about being embarrassed by our public schools or by our ridiculous trial lawyer culture that other countries find laughable?

1 Comments:

At November 20, 2009 at 9:11 AM , Blogger Ben Oravetz said...

Yeah, love her or hate her, Miss Coulter is one of the few individuals out there to give that unique perspective on all things political.

 

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