At the Movies

By Anthony Rebora — November 12, 2009 1 min read
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Nancy Flanagan reports on a screening of “The Providence Effect” and a related panel discussion on charter schools. She comes away (in both cases) skeptical of the “campaign-style” bravado:

Charter World is an interesting place, with different beliefs, incentives and catch phrases than Public School World. It would be a shame to lose the opportunity to do something truly different with charter schools, relying instead on rhetorical flourishes and empty myths.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.