Stepping Up To The Plate

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Los Angeles Times

Mar 4, 1:00 AM

school reform that isn't

The votes looked unpromising from the start. They were pushed through as a way to weaken the Public School Choice initiative, which attempts to improve academic performance by allowing teacher groups, charters and other organizations to draw up competing proposals to run the affected schools. These advisory votes make what should be a strictly educational choice into a political one and put pressure on the superintendent and school board to make decisions that might not be best for students.

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