Economist Uses Charter School To Argue For School Calendar Change
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- Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 11:48:39 EST
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Well, once again, education and the economy provide the argument for a move
to a year-round calendar, using charter school experiences as evidence the
change is beneficial bopth to the economy and education in general.
An Ohio economist is predicting his state will see great pressure next year
to switch to longer days and a year-round school calendar based on the
"success" stories of charter schools.
Anyone know anything about Ned Hill of Cleveland State University?
The same article has some interesting comments from a Brookings Institution
Happy New Year, folks. If you thought the last decade was hell for
education, it was just a dress rehearsal for the coming decade of education
Welcome to the decade of the Super Region: Cleveland's future entwined with
By _Amanda Garrett, The Plain Dealer_
December 31, 2009, 10:56PM
Public schools will be pressured into year-round school and longer days
after the success of good charter schools, Hill said, adding that the public
school teachers shouldn't expect a raise. [Economist Ned Hill, dean of the
urban affairs college at Cleveland State University, travels the country as
part of his job.]
To survive, Northeast Ohio must set audacious education goals, Katz said.
Blacks and Hispanics will soon be 40 percent of the work force and they're
lagging most behind. Providing better education "is not just a nice thing
to do, it's a competitive thing to do," he said. ["The bottom line is the
U.S. just got the biggest wake-up call it received in the past 50 years,"
Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution said of the recession. We have been
growing in the wrong way, he said, and must change to survive. "The American
economy is about to rebalance and restructure in a dramatic way," Katz
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