“I would love — love — to believe teachers could account for more like 90 percent of student achievement, but this is simply not reality,” Beardsley says. “Until others realize this, pretty much all efforts at reform will continue to disappoint.”
Campbell Brown is behind the push against tenure but it is charter school and privatization interests behind her: Before Brown left CNN three years ago, her evening news show carried a memorable tagline: "No bias. No bull." She can't say the same for her foray into the education wars.