Home Home | email this page email this page | printable view of page printable view of page

« Read other entries… »

previous

<< UCC.org’s “Thinking About the Film, ‘Waiting for Superman’”

The Answer Sheet - How to save schools right now: Let teachers teach |

next
Introducing…the Corporate Reform Action Pack! >>


“Most American teachers are good at their jobs — when they are allowed to do their jobs. And that is the primary problem with our public schools. Teachers are not allowed to teach.”

By LouAnne Johnson
We don’t have to wait for Superman to save our public schools. We can save our schools ourselves. Right now. Without firing the teachers or disbanding their unions. Without creating more standardized tests. Without pitting schools against each other in a race for dollars which should rightfully be divided equally among the school-age children of this country.

As with many complex problems, the answer is a simple one — so simple that it is overlooked.

The answer can be stated in seven words that even a child could understand: Train teachers well — then let them teach. Go to the original…

Comments

Kipp Dawson — 15 October 2010, 22:12

Check out Tony Norman column in Oct. 15 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10288/1095262-153.stm


Due to “comment spam” it has become necessary to remove the commenting feature from the pages of this site. Please read, “Like,” and comment at our Facebook page: Facebook.com/NotWaitingforSuperman.

   Login Login 

Legal Information | Icons courtesy of famfamfam