Sunday, November 25, 2007

Public School Teachers Abandon Public Schooling For Their Own

Public schools no place for teacher's kids
by George Archibald THE WASHINGTON TIMES

More than 25 percent of public school teachers in Washington and Baltimore send their children to private schools, a new study reports.
Nationwide, public school teachers are almost twice as likely as other parents to choose private schools for their own children, the study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found. More than 1 in 5 public school teachers said their children attend private schools.
In Washington (28 percent), Baltimore (35 percent) and 16 other major cities, the figure is more than 1 in 4. In some cities, nearly half of the children of public school teachers have abandoned public schools....

Read the full article at the following website. I've know this for some time. I would get telephone calls from public school teachers and even a vice-principal of a high school once wanting to know how to get their child out of public school and into homeschooling.

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