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Jane Nylund: A System of Water;Diane Ravitch

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"When Bloomberg first took control of the NYC public schools & launched his reforms,  Chancellor Joel Klein said that NYC needed not “a school system,” but “a system of schools.” which turned out to be a reformer cliche -- favorite phrases to rationalize d isruption the public schools and replacing them with privatized charters that come and go like day lilies.  Jane Nylund, a parent activist, gave a lot of thought to this “system of schools” thing. Here is her effort to put it in perspective by comparing it to the city’s water system. In all the discussions regarding the idea of creating a “system of schools” there is none regarding school governance, That’s because the topic of school governance is seen as unimportant, unnecessary, not needed for quality or equity," Read this analogy that nails the truth!

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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