Comment: Let the Market Decide

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Let the Market Decide

Instead of wondering about how the government should mandate curriculum, how about we just privatize education and let the market sort it out? Is algebra necessary? For many, yes. For everyone? Probably not. Let's take government force out of the equation entirely and let parents and schools decide. Ultimately, the consequences of eliminating algebra, whether positive or negative, will become evident in the reputation and enrollment of the schools who do so.