Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A Tale Of Two Charter School Stories

It was the best of times...

The National Education Association pointedly criticized the Obama administration, saying the president is relying too heavily on charter schools and standardized tests in his attempt to overhaul the nation's schools. was the worst of times:

In a startling acknowledgment that the Los Angeles school system cannot improve enough schools on its own, the city Board of Education approved a plan Tuesday that could turn over 250 campuses -- including 50 new multimillion-dollar facilities -- to charter groups and other outside operators.

Oh, the tasty irony!

1 comment:

allen (in Michigan) said...

And listen to the cracking sound as the left rends itself apart along the education fault line.