Retired Ed school prof misses it on charter schools

Retired UK professor Marty Solomon’s claim that “Most charter schools no better, worse than public ones” comes up short. Claiming it is a “most-trusted” report, Solomon repeats an oft-heard partial citation of findings in the Stanford University (CREDO) “Multiple Choice” report on charters. What Solomon conveniently doesn’t tell us about that report is disappointing and…

World’s businessmen say: Quality of US education only ranks 22nd among world’s nations

I’ve been looking at some more data from ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010” from the World Economic Forum. The US rankings page, shows our country only ranked 22nd when business executives from around the world were asked, “How well does the educational system in your country meet the needs of a competitive economy?” Some of…