Sunday, February 29, 2004
...makes his arguments for education reform in this editorial in today's Houston Chronicle. My reaction? Good for Rod Paige!
The NEA leadership is nothing if not reactionary. The union leadership prefers to curry favor with its political patrons in Washington rather than to support innovative measures designed to give teachers and administrators real authority, while measuring student achievement by real and consequential standards.
Secretary Paige's choice of the word "terrorist" was wrong. His decision to stand by the thrust of his remarks is both dead-on, and refreshing.