Education Opinion

Two Views on Manhattan’s District 2

February 28, 2001 1 min read
  • Progressivism’s Hidden Failure
    The progressive educational practices embraced by District 2 are not suited—and ultimately harmful—to underprivileged children, argues Louisa C. Spencer.
  • Standardization’s Stifling Impact
    Lois Weiner says that District 2’s uniform implementation of a “standards based instructional delivery system” threatens schools’ flexibility and individuality—and could prompt parents to “go charter.”