Thursday, March 25, 2010

Private vs. Public?

by Scott Hall

Yesterday Crosby-Ironton and Grand Rapids won quarterfinal games in the boys basketball tournament. On the Sports Page this morning, Fred Friedman pointed out that these two northern MN public school teams beat two well-endowed Twin Cities private schools that recruit athletes for their teams. The differences between public and private schools are worthy of a long discussion about opportunities for quality, affordable education, but is it important as a sports issue?

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