They always have been. But now they really need to change.
Another indication that, slowly but surely, school choice is winning.
"My brother, a certified teacher in South Carolina, has taught at least 5,000 students. He found that at the low-performing schools, there are usually three ringleaders and up to five students behaving terribly who settle down if the ringleaders are taken to task; there are zero to one misbehaving students in the middle-of-the road schools, and in the high-performing schools, none."
Even the very Liberal Washington Post editorial board gets it.
Perhaps, though, the most powerful indicator of the need for the program is the thousands of parents who put their names on waiting lists, hoping for an opportunity scholarship for their sons or daughters.
This is one way the excessive social-justice warrior crap on campus will end.
"A former chef at the 'world's best restaurant' created these gourmet school lunches that cost under $4 to make"
Maybe a solution to a big problem in K-12 education: providing lunches the schools can make and that the kids will eat.
Interview with the author of a Harvard B-School case. (And there's a link to a short video about the case.)
What does it take to successfully lead a team to the top of the highest peak in the world? First-year MBA students find out as they participate together in "Everest: A Leadership and Team Simulation." Professor Amy Edmondson talks about the choice to use Mount Everest as the backdrop for this business management exercise, designing the simulation, and what students learn about teamwork along their way up the mountain.
Funny or sad: you decide.
An even bigger shock is Howle’s assertion that UCOP manipulated the results of surveys she had sent to the individual campuses about the utility of UCOP programs and policies, editing or ordering rewrites of campus responses typically to make UCOP look better.
As Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit has been asking for quite some time now, why are Liberal-run governments and institutions such cesspools of corruption and incompetence?
Like the kids who don't do well in school because they need but don't have eyeglasses, this is quite a sad story. But it's encouraging that the problem is starting to be addressed.