A Poem about 'Underperforming' Schools, about Turning Around & Turning Out
July 2010 Archives
only by unifying student and learning supports will it be feasible to develop a comprehensive system to directly address many of the complex factors interfering with schools accomplishing their mission
If we never learn these things-truth, love, connection, communication-then does learning anything else really matter?
In light of there being no other viable means for eradicating poverty, the schools have to take up the charge.
We have an education reform agenda driven by willful blindness to the cruel effects of poverty. Why is this blindness necessary?
Teachers, students, and community members were not involved in discussions nor problem-solving. Let this travesty not repeat itself...
The essential problem is that current policy focuses more on finding someone to blame for poor schools than finding solutions to fix them.
A murder in the neighborhood can significantly knock down a child's score on an IQ test, even if the child did not directly witness the killing or know the victim,