I am asking you to send us your essay for the benefit of the rest of us.
This will be the 10th year that SN&R has dedicated an issue to Sacramento high school students’ college essays.
But in his eight years as chancellor of New York City’s school system, the nation’s largest, Klein learned a few painful lessons of his own—about feckless politicians, recalcitrant unions, mediocre teachers, and other enduring obstacles to school reform.
It seemed like a strange thing to crow about, but she did have something of a point.
New York over the past nine years has experienced what Robert Schwartz, the academic dean of Harvard’s education school, has described as “the most dramatic and thoughtful set of large-scale reforms going on anywhere in the country,” resulting in gains such as a nearly 20-point jump in graduation rates.
Essay S For Middle School Students 2011