Examining the history of US education ~ all levels, public and private ~ is critical to understanding public education now ~ and changing course.
A few months ago, John Merrow met with the National Superintendents Roundtable (a non-reformster group) and talked about the best and the worst of what he had observed in 41 years covering education.
His biggest regret? He didn’t find the key document about cheating in DC until after his Michelle Rhee documentary had aired.
His major prediction: a major charter scandal will soon erupt.