Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Frightening, Indeed


is the new post on change.org's Education blog:

Arne Duncan doesn't want principals to be like teachers, like role models, or like leaders, but demands they become CEOs. With recent fears of schools being turned into businesses that focus more on numbers (money, test scores) so much more than teaching (curricula, quality teachers), this is the cherry on top. This isn't just a
suggestion for a change in mentality, Arne Duncan wants so much more: "We have
to treat them as [CEOs], and we have to train them as such."

Read the whole post here.
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