"More money and more teachers are nothing more than self-serving strategies to enhance the wealth and power of the education establishment." This quote by Walter Williams, from his article, "More Money, Better Education?" is one that I couldn't agree with more. Williams article is very persuasive, as he uses effective data to prove his point. While in his article "New Schools Now," Jesse Jackson brings up legitimate counter arguments as to why improving our inner
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is still a real possibility today. Jackson explains, "we found the pool closed because he roof over it had collapsed." (Jackson 188). Does a school really need a pool to have passing test scores? Also, as a student I would not mind if the pool was closed, because there would be no swimming during gym class. Students and parents must step up and take responsibility for their actions, and stop blaming other people for their laziness.