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Posted - 01/11/2010 11:20pm
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Revolution in U.S. education is in California

The greatest revolution in education in the United States today is taking place in Los Angeles. It is the mandate of the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board to convert almost a third of its schools either to charter schools, the public schools of choice that are the one shining light in an otherwise dysfunctional system, or other alternatives such as magnet schools. The change is not only a mighty one for the state's largest school district, but in time it could double the number of public schools of choice in California.

What is remarkable is not just the magnitude of this earth-shaking change, but the complete shift of the paradigm about how we think about public education.


Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/09/INHV1BF35C.DTL#ixzz0cNdo64R1