The TEACH grant helps future teachers pay for college or a master’s. Many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/28/596162853/dept-of-education-fail-teachers-lose-grants-forced-to-repay-thousands-in-loans
This is just crazy. I hate to say it, but I think we’re witnessing the start of Ideaocracy. How? By limiting quality education to the wealthy-ier parts of the population. This is partially achieved by — as the article alludes to — squeezing out quality teachers dedicated to low-income areas. Oh, they’ll still be getting an education… But will it be from people who care about their students and those children’s futures or people who are simply working to collect a check?
Which would you want for your children?