In Class Activist, 16-year-old Selemawit Tewelde explains her fight against Edison's takeover of her failing Philadelphia school. Her central argument: "Administrators will answer to corporate shareholders instead of students and parents."
I am glad to see that economics is such an important part of the curriculum at Selemawit's school. And I feel better now that I know the truth about Philly administrators being responsive to parents and students.
Selemawit's solution to Philadelphia's education woes: "increased funding is the answer."
Of course. Big surprise.