Tag: Berlin Wall

How does ‘Tear down this wall!’ sound for a school choice rallying cry?

Nobody invoked Ronald Reagan this week and demanded that somebody (Randi Weingarten? President Obama? The local school board?) “tear down this wall,” but two school choice champions got close. Step Up for Students President Doug Tuthill used the Berlin Wall analogy yesterday in a redefinED post about the big-picture trends in[Read More…]

It’s time for the Berlin Wall to fall in America’s public education system

Getting lost in the complexities of education reform is easy, so I use the following analogy to help me understand the daily ebb and flow of school reform issues. School districts are East Germany. School choice programs are refugee camps comprised of people who have left East Germany. The promised[Read More…]