Threats to school reform … are within school reform is an excellent guest post in the Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog.

It’s by Mike Rose.

Here’s an excerpt:

As someone who has lived through several periods of educational reform and has studied schools and taught for a long time, I see characteristics of the current reform movement, as powerful as it is, that could lead to unintended and undesirable consequences. But when reform is going strong it can become a closed ideological system, deaf to the cautionary tale.