Small schools work and should be proliferated within the system. Charter schools too often are valued mainly for circumventing unions... Another fact completely omitted by Obama and Duncan, is that poverty is the fundamental issue that makes the major difference between the way schools perform. Poor education is an economic issue; failure to acknowledge that is the single most egregious omission in their statements.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Taking a hard line on Obama/Duncan
Chicago Democratic political strategist Don Rose takes a tough line on Obama/Duncan ed policies. His column appeared in the Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily Observer: