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Teachers' union is the biggest obstacle to school reform

February 11, 2011 in Blog

Last night I participated in City Club’s terrific community forum about public education in Seattle.  Seattle Channel's C.R. Douglas led the discussion over the School District’s Excellence for All plan.  Now in its fourth year, results show student learning is down, not up, and that children are failing to learn under the District’s rigid, top-down approach. You can watch the program here.  My brief comments are at 32:44 and at 17:10.

The Public School Accountability Index

February 11, 2011 in In the News
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Monday, February 7, 2011