Topic: Anthony Smith
After school was canceled for a fifth consecutive day Thursday, the Chicago Teacher's Union and the school district both indicated they were drawing closer to deal.
There’s no question that the push for standards and accountability is critical to progress in our worst-performing schools. But in the barrage of bottom-line-focused reform, we are losing sight of the actual students who make up a failing or flourishing school.
01/04/2011 11:54 am