Class Struggle: Andy Smarick

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 11/17/2009

Don't save bad schools--terminate them

This year's hot education topic is fixing what is broken. The first sentence of U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's July 22 speech was: "Today, I want to focus on the challenge of turning around our chronically low-achieving schools." It...

By Jay Mathews  |  05:30 AM ET, 11/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jay on the Web | Tags:  Andy Smarick, Arne Duncan, start-up schools, turnaround schools