“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, “It means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” My friend Michael asked me what the word ‘reformer’ means. I stumbled and [...]
Click to read: Daily News: Success Charter Network has been just that for Eva Moskowitz, but not for public schools
Today’s bipartisan corporate reformers tend to sidestep democracy altogether by abolishing school boards, promoting mayoral control, and hiring corporate-style CEOs who answer to a city’s power elite.
“There is one thing that characterizes a surprisingly large number of the people who are transforming public schools: they attended private schools.”… And you’re surprised?
… How about asking the teachers next time? Click to read: Newsweek: Back to School for the Billionaires
There’s a crisis in our country. It’s called high unemployment, poverty, disparity of wages. Those are real crises. The state of education is a manufactured crisis.