Whether or not charter schools are the answer depends upon the question.

It should not astonish me—but it does—how often Education is a topic of conversation among lay persons, and when educators are in their presence, we are often asked our opinions. Many of us bask in our temporary roles as spokespersons for our profession, even though we know the questions are likely born of simple courtesy in the practice of polite conversation.

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