Social impact bond results seem too good to be true.
The issue is not where education takes place, but if it takes place.
For many students, music, art, theater and dance are their entire lives.
If traditional public schools were allowed to operate by the same set of rules as charter schools, there would be little, if any, differences between them.
If schools don't teach that actions have consequences, students will be handicapped later in life.
What works in selective private schools won't work in traditional public schools.
California's public schools, which were once the envy of the nation, are today some of the worst.
Further disaggregation of outcomes by race and culture will do little to improve educational quality.
Expecting teachers to accept salaries that fluctuate from year to year depending on the composition of student enrollment is going to make the profession even less attractive.
Soft skills are important, but they can never replace mastery of basic subject matter.