Yesterday on the front page of the Sunday Post opinion section, a group of superintendents from various large school districts offered their manifesto on How To Fix Our Schools.
So what big, new, innovative ideas did this brain trust advocate?
Eliminate teacher seniority.
Increasing student achievement (aka test scores).
More charter schools.
Rather than wasting newsprint on this crap, the editors would have put the space to much better use by reprinting the entries Scott McLeod collected from seven school administrators when he asked What Do Administrators Need From Teachers?.
Not to mention the responses he got from asking What Do Teachers Need From Administrators?.