Posted by swhited on Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 2:46 pm
Mike Piscal, Head of STC School View Park featured in the NY Daily News
Excerpt from the NY Daily News article Every child can excel: If only the teachers unions would get behind schools that work
By Caitlin Flanagan
“Mike, however, was not one for conventional wisdom. It was entirely consistent with his optimism, generosity and bullheadedness that he became convinced that all of the problems of America’s low-performing public schools could be solved instantly if the high expectations and excellent curriculum of places like Harvard-Westlake were brought to the neighborhoods where kids were falling behind and dropping out.”
Read more here.