Forbes writes up another example of why charter schools must be stopped as soon as possible! The current issue profiles San Diego’s High Tech High, which has now expanded to include a High Tech Middle, and an international school. The school is doing great things for all kinds of kids and can’t expand fast enough to meet demand.
The schools founder, Larry Rosenstock, is one of the true innovators in public education. There is too much to excerpt here, read the whole thing. Or, if you must have a summary, visit Jacobs for excerpts.
And, someone please remind Eduwonk again why it’s bad for public education to have schools like this? I forget sometimes, must be all the orthodoxy making me woozy…
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