I wish there was a book every parent could read that tells you how to navigate through the school system, and how to tailor the education system for your children and their interests...I do think we live in a different age and the education system hasn't caught up with our children and our way of life...I feel that there's got to be a new way to tailor things more directly to our children.It's refreshing to see stars with the stature held by Jolie and Pitt committing themselves to important causes. In addition to being two of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood, the couple is known for their work helping disadvantaged kids via humanitarian efforts overseas.
Support for alternative educational options is key to making sure low-income students are given the same opportunities afforded to more affluent Americans. Just yesterday, it was reported that City Coucilmen in Washington, D.C. who opposed the highly-successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program do not send their kids to the city's public schools, thereby exercising the same choice that they sought to deny the city's low-income families.
While we're on the subject of celebrities, we thought you might enjoy the video below on the struggling Cleveland Public School system featuring, among others, actor Drew Carey!
- American Federation for Children | Alliance for School Choice, MAG