Hypocrites. Politicians, school teacher: “Do as I say, not as I do.”
Black commentator Larry Elder writes about it in Investors Business Daily.
About 11% of all parents — nationwide, rural and urban — send their children to private schools. The numbers are much higher in urban areas. One study found that in Philadelphia a staggering 44% of public school teachers send their own kids to private schools.
In Cincinnati and Chicago, 41% and 39% of public school teachers pay for a private school education for their children. In Rochester, N.Y., it’s 38%, in Baltimore 35%, in San Francisco 34% and in New York-northeastern New Jersey 33%.
In Los Angeles nearly 25% of public school teachers send their kids to private school versus 16% of Angelenos who do so.
The 2004 study by the Fordham Institute said its findings “are apt to be embarrassing for teacher unions, considering those organizations’ political animus toward assisting families to select among schools. But…
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