A chorus of Washington, D.C. Democrats are calling on Mayor Vincent Gray to resign amid allegations his campaign engaged in “underhanded deeds” to win his race against incumbent Mayor Adrian Fenty in 2010.
When news broke that the American Federation of Teachers is targeting Michelle Rhee’s education reform group, StudentsFirst, through a website, it was less than surprising.
A new spate of documentaries and media coverage have all centered on the role teachers unions play in blocking necessary change and innovation in public schools.
The fact that black youngsters trail their white counterparts by three or four years becomes even more grim when we recognize that the education white youngsters receive is nothing to write home about.
A lot of politicians on both sides of the aisle are calling for "reform" of education, but no one seems to know what "reform" really looks like.