How NOT To Determine If Schools Need To Be Closed….

I think closing schools is generally not a good strategy for districts to take (see The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures — Suggest More!). However, I can also see that there could be times when it would make sense.

One critical element of any school closure examination, however, is transparency about the criteria and process being used.

Philadelphia is demonstrating a perfect model about how to ensure it will be a disaster — parents and others are being completely shut out of the discussion.

Read about it at the Washington Post in In Philadelphia schools, is the ‘right to know’ the new ‘pay for play’?

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