This story just highlights how our country’s graduate schools of education are not getting the job done in terms of training teachers to educate our neediest students. Linda Darling-Hammond is quick to criticize Teach For America, which is actually making a difference, but can’t seem to back up herown talk with results using “traditional” teachers trained by Stanford’s Ed School.
I can’t wait until the movie “Waiting For Superman” comes out next year…It will be the Inconvenient Truth for Public Education.
Charter Extension Founded by Linda Darling-Hammond Denied to Low-Scoring Stanford School
Stanford New School has the best of credentials and focused on academics and students’ emotional and social lives and was persistently a worst-performing school.
Responding to low test scores, the Ravenswood school board denied a charter extension to a K-through-12 school created and overseen by Stanford University.
A charter school created and overseen by Stanford University’s School of Education was denied an extension of its charter on Wednesday night after several members of the school board labeled it a failure.
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