Archive for September 12th, 2003

12th September
2003

First Published in The New York Sun, September 12, 2003

By Andrew Wolf

On Wednesday the New York State Education Department issued new list of “failing” New York City schools (the list for the rest of the state was issued last week). servers expected this list to grow, and grow it did. Chancellor Joel Klein quickly jumped on the increase in the number of schools the list to justify “reform” program Of course when city got some go news a few weeks a that New Yor schools (along w Houston’s), were top perform among big city sch districts, Mr. Kle deputy chancellor teaching and learning, Diana Lam, quick to take credit. This was desp the fact that the rating was based o test given six months before she ca to town. (more…)