Sweden’s privatization of their schools has failed. It should provide lessons for America and England.
“I actually like privatization,” said the Capitalist. “How can you not?”
“I like privatization too,” said the Cynic.
Yglesias highlights an interesting interview with Jeb Bush on Sweden’s education system, which in short utilizes all sorts of neat ideas like credit-based learning a la four year colleges, and voucher systems that allow for public and private cooperation. Says Bush, “The idea that somehow Sweden would be the land of innovation, where private involvement…