Minneapolis-St. Paul reading proficiency rates belie the Twin Cities' top ten ranking of "most literate."
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MPS' 10-year average graduation rate for black students: 35.1%. It's nice to say you care, but please, give me justice!
The Minnesota Department of Education's graduation rate data for Minneapolis has curiously ticked upward.
Sometimes a system's design is good, but merely needs some occasional repairs and updating to keep it operational. But if the theory of its design is fundamentally flawed, then it's time to get a new system.
"Critical thinking" ought to be the icing on the cake—a stance that students take after thorough and thoughtful study. Instead, I worry that we're treating critical thinking as the starting point.