July 27, 2003
School reforms working

Studies Show Reforms Work is the headline of an editorial from the Sun-Sentinel, based in Fort Lauderdale. The editorial discusses the findings of three studies from the Manhattan Institute in reference to Florida's aggressive school reforms program, authored by presidential sibling Jeb Bush and despised by the teaching establishment and minority grievance organizations. The final paragraph is a nice summation:

In any case, the data show that vouchers, high-stakes testing and charter schools are having the intended beneficial effect. The facts are on the side of the reformers. Critics are skating on increasingly thin ice. If they keep it up, they may fall through.

Read the whole thing.

posted on July 27, 2003 12:40 PM


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