American Teachers Launch Cross-Country Tour To Build The Perfect School
The Odyssey Initiative will tour all 50 states in order to learn what's working in classrooms; the group will then use what they've learned to open their own school in Brooklyn.
What makes a school ‘successful?’ High test scores, happy teachers, involved parents? Is it a private school, a charter school, a public school? In a rural or urban area? What makes a ‘successful’ teacher? Ivy-league educated, a Teach For America cadet, or years of experience? How do we fix America’s broken education system? Increase government funding, implement year-round schools, raise taxes?