Thursday, March 29, 2012

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Times, Do Keep Up

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Times, Do Keep Up:

Times, Do Keep Up

Over at the sleepy T editorial board, they woke up and decided (probably via Councilman Burgess), that they don't like the Creative Approach MOU.    The title of this missive?  "Seattle Public Schools' Innovation Plan Requires Tweaking, Scrutiny"  

Here's what I wrote in the comments:

"The Seattle Public Schools' pursuit of innovation is a work in progress that would benefit from wider, sharper scrutiny." 

Hello Times! Where have you been? Over at the Seattle Schools Community Forum blog, we have been discussing this over and over. Many us spoke out against it at Board meetings.

First, it isn't hard to get 80% of people to agree if you have a good plan. It's the details that count and clearly this detail got missed by the Times and Councilman Burgess who sat silently through the entire Board meeting