Listening to educators talk about adopting a “differentiated accountability model” and the “Torrance Test for Creative Thinking” on Tuesday made me want to weep.
It’s almost physically painful to hear these highly educated folks struggle to communicate with those of us who were actually educated in public school classrooms.
Perhaps I’m being too harsh because the people I’m quoting in that first paragraph aren’t teachers. They don’t work in the classrooms. They’re the people who actually run the schools.
For the first time, six statewide organizations representing the people in charge of the schools have joined together to provide a blueprint for improving public education in Illinois…Please click here to read Phil Kadner’s column in the Southtown Star.