It bothers me when folks complain about a problem without offering a solution, or at least a direction for a solution. Last month, I was guilty. I wrote “School Choice in Philadelphia is a Myth” Well, how could we turn the myth into reality?
This was such a long and drawn out process. We loved many of the schools we visited and applied to.
Some financial incentives from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are encouraging the city, charter schools, and PSD to work together
My son is doing fantastic. He is well above his grade level in math and reading, but far from bored and really exploring things and issues I never thought about in kindergarten!
I’ve heard the anecdotes left and right, including a few first hand accounts. In my optimistic outlook on this process, I assumed that this didn’t happen often. Well, boom goes the dynamite!