Where’s the courage?
By STAR PARKER
Los Angeles Mayor Antonia Villaraigosa soon will exercise more control over Los Angeles’ deeply troubled school system as result of legislation that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to sign.
Similar initiatives in Boston, Chicago and New York City have resulted in some improvement in their school systems. But the real question on the table is why — given that the future of children is at stake, and hence the future of our country — do we settle for tepid reform when we need bold and innovative change to make a difference?