John Adams' Promise (ESSAY 1)

Curriculum reform, structural reform, funding reform, organizational reform - all these 20th century efforts have failed to make a significant dent in the achievement gap and the performance of disadvantaged students, especially in cities and poor rural areas. Could it be that we have focused on many good targets but missed the most important one?

This is referred to on page 7 of The Skillful Teacher 7th Edition.

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