I love this open letter to Joel Klein from Gary Rubinstein. Many issues of relevance to the Australian context – ESP the section on Tech High.
Some very big reformers have recently gotten very quiet. Michelle Rhee has stepped down as CEO of StudentsFirst, Wendy Kopp is no longer the CEO of Teach For America, Kevin Huffman ‘resigned’ from being commissioner of education in Tennessee, John Deasy is out in Los Angeles. And some reformers who are still in their positions have been less vocal on Twitter and elsewhere. It seems to me to be part of a new coordinated strategy — they’ve voluntarily entered the witless protection program.
But there are plenty of reformers out there to rotate into the mix and I was interested to see what former NYC chancellor Joel Klein had to say when he started his own Twitter account a few weeks before the release of his latest book ‘Lessons of Hope.’ I’m working my way through the book right now, I got a copy from the library. So far I’m…
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