Archive for January 23rd, 2006

23rd January

First Published in The New York Sun, January 23, 2006

By Andrew Wolf

The announcement on Thursday of two reforms to the school system hints of a fresh breeze coming from the Tweed Courthouse, a kinder and gentler reform, more bottom up than top down.

Most press attention has concentrated on the proposal by the chancellor, Joel Klein, to expand the “autonomy zone,” a small group of schools with principals who have been somewhat freed from the centralized management that has characterized the way business is done at Tweed.This is a positive development. (more…)