Not what I said at all. Your claims are overstatements and mischaracterizations about innovation (often from outside expertise) and teachers unions (main problem with entrenched failures of schools). You and others idealize innovation and teachers unions have almost no power in huge segments of US public education such as the South.

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P. L. Thomas, Professor of Education Furman University, taught high school English before moving to teacher education.

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