Nancy Broner: Public opinion, not evidence should drive education reforms

In an article about increasing teacher effectiveness, Mrs. Broner said, The coalition can’t force anyone to implement the recommendations. But it wields the power of public opinion, Broner said.

“The voice of the community through the coalition and the networking that took place is hoped to be heard by the union as well as the district. This is where the community can have some impact,” Broner said.

They I read this is it doesn’t matter if some of the recommendations are bad or not. Such an amazing display of hubris but I guess shouldn’t expect more from former school board members.

Mrs. Broner here is a clue, just because you and this crew of non teachers recommend it, it doesn’t make it a good idea

Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-07-30/story/northeast-florida-coalition-offers-recommendations-increasing-teacher?cid=hp-mostcommented#ixzz2286I1xuN

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