Tonight there will be another town meeting, this the only one in Newark, regarding the upcoming takeover of 6 public schools… All the players were there, and it was brought up that the number one player with the most at stake, was absent…. you.
The challenge was proffered. What do you want your public schools to be?
I had to catch myself… My first reaction was a long tedious list of what I didn’t want them to be… which shortened considerably, boils down to one word: Philadelphia.
So as THE self appointed globally sanctioned prime expert on education across the entire world, knowledgeable of schools from the aborigine Outback, Ghana, China, Russia, Europe, Brazil, to the US… this was an opportune time to define eduction in its most realistic perspective.
Anyone of age, knows as a young parent you have very detailed ideas of how your child is going to be… but…
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