Ron Paul on Education. Clarify please.Submitted by OnePercentFail on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 10:32
Can someone please clarify Ron Paul's position on education. I know he wants to eliminate the DOE. But I was having a conversation with a coworker who brought up some good points.
If the DoE was eliminated, How would that effect the standard of education. If every state does things their own way. a student in MN could be passing with A's but that same student in TX could be failing. So if there is no baseline. how could this effect college admissions. and scholarships and such.
I did make the point that a private company could make a standardized test that each student could take to determine their ability and schools/home-schoolers could ad the cost of the test into their budget. just like they would for text books, computers, and other needed teaching items.
But I am just curious how eliminating the DoE could effect the overall education system.