Wednesday, December 12, 2007

NCLB According To The Wire

There's been recent talk of the Wire over at nyceducator. In my opinion, it is the best show that television has to offer. The final season, number 5, begins January 6, 2008. Last season focused a great deal on the Baltimore school system. The Wire fiction rings truer than any non-fiction account. Here are two (part 2 is on the succeeding post) especially powerful clips about "juking the stats." As Prez says, "You juke the stats so Majors become Colonels." And similarly, Mayors try to become Presidents

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