Michelle Rhee is back in town.
This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that's really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public schools and they see reason for change.
As a teacher and as a parent of three public school students, I look at the type of change they are advocating for and I see the future of failure.
For the last five years, I have worked in a small, independent high school program at the experimental intersection of one-to-one computing and social media in education. For the last five semesters, I have worked with teachers on...