Remember the Failing School with the Obstreperous Faculty?

Here are two views on the same situation by respected academic writers. (Well, I respect them. They’re on my personal blogroll.)

Threatened with the mass lay-off — and knowing 800 applications have come in for the school’s 93 jobs – the union agreed to “Gallo’s initial requests, including two weeks (rather than one) of summer professional development at her preferred rate,” Hess writes.

from Joanne Jacobs

What’s lacking here is any indication or evidence that the proposed changes will elicit the desired results. Let’s look at the proposals.

from Right on the Left Coast