Archive for January 20th, 2006

20th January

First Published in The New York Sun, January 20, 2006

By Andrew Wolf

Success in education comes in two varieties. There is real success as measured by things such as gaining admission to selective colleges or securing a worthwhile job upon graduation.These are the types of achievement that define a truly successful educational program.

Then there is the phony success of educrats proclaiming victory long before there is any justification for their declarations of triumph. It has hit a new high with the application of Eric Nadelstern to become chief of the Clark County, Nev., public schools.This district, which includes the city of Las Vegas and its explosive population expansion, is the fifth largest in the nation. The successful applicant will earn substantially more than New York’s public schools chancellor, Joel Klein. (more…)