(Georgia Public Policy Foundation Senior Fellow Eric Wearne attended the Foundation for Excellence in Education conference in Washington, D.C. He wrote this article for The Forum.)
By Eric Wearne
Who among us would send our child to a public school in the District of Columbia, chosen at random? This question may be uncomfortable, but it is one that could be asked about many, many low-performing school systems across the country. It is a question Joel Klein, former Chancellor of the New York City School system, posed at the recent Excellence in Action Summit.
As noted earlier in another Forum
article, the Excellence in Action summit included significant discussion about innovation in education, and included some well-known speakers. I attended both…