A Pyrrhic Victory in Education Reform – by Jerry Jasinowski
During our tragic conflict in Vietnam that seemed to have no end, Senator George Aiken (R-VT) suggested we should unilaterally declare victory and pull out. Eventually, we did pull out but by that time no one had the chutzpah to declare victory.
But at last Aiken’s modest proposal has found expression in a different kind of campaign – the quest to improve the nation’s schools. In 1983, a Presidential commission issued “A Nation At Risk,” a severe indictment of the nation’s public schools which it claimed were sinking into a read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com