Class Struggle: child and adolescent development

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 12/25/2009

How fashion frustrates school improvement

In the music and clothing industries, ideas have a shelf life. New approaches are embraced for their novelty. Fashion rules. Changes occur often. That’s fine for those enterprises. But is it a good idea to write off successful school programs just because they have been around for awhile?

By Jay Mathews  |  05:30 AM ET, 12/25/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Trends | Tags:  Direct Instruction, James P. Comer, School Development Program, Success for All, child and adolescent development, school improvement