Monday, December 12, 2011

"Feeling that a district has become a testing lab for wealthy outsiders"

Critics complain of "[unilateral imposition of] a controversial agenda — replacing principals, opening new schools, placing charter schools inside district buildings — dreamed up by outsiders and consultants who do not understand the needs of their children, and that there is not enough opportunity for input by parents and community-based advocates....'There are so many new things happening, it’s like the idea is just throw it all against a wall and see what sticks.'”

- NYT article about complaints against state control of Newark public schools:

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