Hite’s Philadelphia schools blueprint praised and poked (Philly Inquirer)

January 8, 2013 – People think William R. Hite Jr.’s new blueprint for the Philadelphia School District (Ba1 – 717883NC2) is “focused” and “diligent.” They say it’s “thorough” and the “serious and good work” of a “thoughtful practitioner.” But on Monday, it was also judged by some local education watchers as “disappointing,” “same old same old,” and “lacking in specifics.” Under the broad goals of boosting academics and restoring fiscal stability, the plan calls for dozens of action items – from professionalizing the teaching force and focusing on early literacy to improving the graduation rate and providing better services to special-education students.

Link to Full Article: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/city/20130108_Hite_s_Philadelphia_schools_blueprint_praised_and_poked.html

 

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