Jeanne Allen Quotes
There's a backlash in traditionally high-quality suburban school districts from parents who are starting to question, 'Is our math program really the best' ... Children still fall through the cracks even in traditionally good school districts, and charter schools are all about helping kids get a better education.
What's unique is that the state is trying to create a system with a lot more rigor in its middle schools. It's about trying to give parents good schools for their kids. We underestimate the ability of teenagers and our high school students to know what they like, what they're good at, and what they excel at.