Opinion: Philadelphia Experiment Worth The Risk

04/29/2002 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Putting for-profit Edison Schools and other organizations in charge of Philadelphia's lowest-performing public schools may not yield a turnaround, but it's still a risk worth taking given the past failures of the city's school system, according to columnist Ronald Brownstein. Failing public schools are a major factor in driving upwardly mobile families out of urban areas, and keeping the status quo only serves to exacerbate this trend, Brownstein says.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Sr. Product Manager - Professional Development
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Sr. Product Manager - Formative Assessment Product Line
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Account Executive
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations