Friday, August 18th, 2006
Until someone in charge figures out that it’s not the schools that are the problem, test scores and school-based solutions will be meaningless.
Rick Green is right to emphasize wasted time and human potential, especially in terms of our region, but the question or premise flooring No Child Left Behind types of policy misses the wider system in which people operate as thinkers. Until the city works, nothing else will. We need radical thinking about urban space.