Linda Perlstein discusses education and writing, with occasional detours into pop culture and food.
Monday, March 22, 2010
“Low-achieving” label from a teacher’s POV.
Patrick Welsh is one of the best education writers at the Washington Post. Except he is not a Post employee; he is a high school English teacher who contributes often to the paper’s Outlook section. Check out this really interesting piece on what it felt like when his school, T.C. Williams in Alexandria, Va., was labeled “persistently low-achieving” a couple weeks ago.