Stossel: Government-Run Schools Crush Innovation
Most new technology quickly spreads. The Sony Walkman was invented and soon it was everywhere. But when was the last time you heard of an innovation in government-run public schools? Can you think of even one? CATO's Andrew Coulson and the Free to Choose Network created the film School, Inc. to show why government-run public schools fail to innovate. Here, Coulson discusses the story of the incredible teacher Jaime Escalante, and how his jealous public school colleagues forced him out. Stay tuned for the next video, where Coulson travels around the world to find the solution to failing public schools.