Saturday, October 16, 2010

Why Wait for Superman (a Knowledgeable and Rich White Man) When you Can Have CRAP!

A VIDEOSPOOF By TeacherSabrinaFSP | October 11, 2010

While I try to find the proper (and markedly less snarky) words to fully address what I perceive to be the major shortcomings of Klein, Rhee & co's recent "manifesto", please enjoy this commercial for the kind of school reform they champion. By turning a deaf ear to the people they should be serving, and applying the most behaviorist, outdated ideals of business to schools, they're continuing the already devastating trend toward conformity and instability in schools.

For more serious, nuanced analyses of our current school reform climate, and first-person accounts of what goes on in so-called "failing schools", visit

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My thanks to the Real Reformers of the Grassroots Education Movement NYC for the protest footage! If you think America's kids deserve better than gimmicks and CRAP, be sure to check them out at or

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