There's been a lot going on in the public-facing world of education reform lately. The documentary 'Waiting for "Superman"' has brought the issues of educational inequity and the impact of purported "school choice" back into the spotlight. Here are a few articles that provide some food for thought:
-Lauded Harlem Schools Have Their Own Problems, NYTimes, October 13
-Grading School Choice, NYTimes Op-Ed, October 11
-Does School Choice Work?, National Affairs Journal, Fall 2010
-Resources promoted by Waiting for "Superman"
And also worth a look:
-Have College Freshmen Changed?, NYTimes Room for Debate, October 11