Ben Carson accidentally stumbled on a great idea for improving education – Updated by Dylan Matthews on October 30, 2015, 12:00 p.m. ET


Ben Carson accidentally stumbled on a great idea for improving education

Last year, Ben Carson appeared to endorse a massive change in the way the US funds schools, asking reporter James Hamblin, “Wouldn’t it make more sense to put the money in a pot and redistribute it throughout the country so that public schools are equal, whether you’re in a poor area or a wealthy area?” The implicit idea here, of federalizing education funding and trying to eliminate the budget gap between rich and poor schools, is way more progressive than anything even Bernie Sanders has proposed. So CNN’s Jake Tapper pressed Carson further, and he stuck to his guns:

Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson joined CNN’s Jake Tapper on The Lead.

http://www.vox.com/2015/10/30/9643636/ben-carson-education-funding

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s