Reform reminders from an old hand

In the more than 10 years that I’ve been working in Chicago public elementary schools, I’ve watched quite a few education reform groups and initiatives come and go. In some instances, I was one of the “reformers”; in others, only an interested observer; in still others, I had to help settle the dust after the (so-called) reformers lost interest (i.e., funding).

Reform reminders from an old hand

In the more than 10 years that I’ve been working in Chicago public elementary schools, I’ve watched quite a few education reform groups and initiatives come and go. In some instances, I was one of the “reformers”; in others, only an interested observer; in still others, I had to help settle the dust after the (so-called) reformers lost interest (i.e., funding).

Reformers, take heed

In the more than 10 years that I’ve been working in Chicago public elementary schools, I’ve watched quite a few education reform groups and initiatives come and go. In some instances, I was one of the “reformers”; in others, only an interested observer; in still others, I had to help settle the dust after the (so-called) reformers lost interest (i.e., funding).