How to Build a New, Better School: The Essential Guide to Schools and the Way We Live

“I do not think you should ever start a new school.

I do not know why.

I have a very strong feeling that it is the right thing to do.

But I think it is also important to be careful that it doesn’t end up as an example of what I call the ‘failure of the left.'”–Former President George W. Bush, 2004, during a speech at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference on education policy, February 17, 2019.”

I’m not a conservative; I’m not trying to tell you that this is the best way to do it.

It’s not.

But if you want to go in the right direction, you have to make sure you are making the right choices.

If you want an education system that’s the right one, you’ve got to look at all the alternatives.”–President Trump, 2017, to the Republican Governors Association, March 5, 2017.

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