I’ve previously posted about Laurene Powell Jobs’ effort to get people to “reinvent” the American high school, along with my high-degree of skepticism about it, especially considering with whom she is surrounding herself (see The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy).

Billionaire’s $50 million contest aims to modernize high schools
is the headline of a lengthy article about her project. The SF Chronicle piece does a good job of providing alternative perspectives, including this excerpt:


You might also want to read Jack Schneider’s piece about it in The Boston Globe, High schools don’t need a redesign.