Tucker’s Blog

Cross-posted at Education Week. Let's try a thought experiment.  Imagine that you are the new superintendent of schools in a city school district in which the majority of students live in concentrated poverty.  You conceive of your job as getting your students ready for some sort...

Cross-posted at Education Week. Buried in last week's blog—an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan—I remarked on the unscalability of certain education initiatives praised by Checker Finn as "charter-like."  One of them was New Leaders.  After it was published, I received the following statement...