The Charter Center's James Merriman is on the Huffington Post this morning, discussing four looming challenges for an achievement-driven "market" within public education:
- the idea that parents can't be trusted to choose the best school for their child
- the temptation toward favoritism at the New York City Department of Education
- the challenge of better recruiting and serving ELL and special education students
- score inflation on New York State exams
Go read the whole thing.