School & District Management Opinion

The Multiple Providers: The Sanjaya Of School Reform?

By Alexander Russo — June 07, 2007 1 min read
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Agree with him or not, Edwize makes the case that the current fascinating with multiple (or mixed) providers in urban districts is especially troubling since it has failed so far in Philly and NOLA, and its main proponent, Paul Vallas, is the Sanjaya of school reform: mystifyingly popular despite his poor performance (Philadelphia Follies Continue). One thing is clear: the mixed provider folks have staked their claims to a large extent on what happens in NOLA, and to how well Vallas performs there.

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