Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. “Skip” McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland
Across the country, children in urban districts are being denied rich, rigorous educational opportunities.
Letting great educators open up schools is much more cost effective than increasing spending by billions of dollars, which will yield very modest results.
Even if SIG achieved the same effects as urban charter schools the study may not have been able to detect these effects.
In New Orleans, we no longer have to argue about “What is the perfect school?” There is no perfect school. At best, there are perfect matches—situations where a student finds that exact environment where she can thrive.