From that hotbed of insane communist pinko-socialism, Britain, comes this idea: spend more per student on kids in poor public schools than on kids in better public schools.
It's just crazy enough to work -- and to never, ever get tried, broached, or seriously considered in the way the linked Slate article implies happened in Britain, here at home. (And yet more evidence that our Democrats are what would be considered "Center Right" politicians in almost everywhere in the world but here, leaving us without what would be a more universally understood "Leftist" politics.)
The Imperious Criterion of Meaning
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