Jonna Higgins-Freese: Private schools choose their students. They have in the past, and they will in the future.
I’m slightly obsessed with George Lakoff, his cognitive science research about the metaphors we think with, and his recommendations for Democratic messaging (which we have mostly ignored; the national party fired him in 2006).
So you can imagine how delighted I’ve been to see Democrats finally adopting his suggestion to talk more about “the public.”
“Public Money in Public Schools” signs have been appearing all over my community for more than a year, and they have exactly the right message.Continue Reading...