Based on the popular definition of insanity - "Doing the same thing over and over again etc." - it is now clear that the reality fugitives at Amerika's newspaper of record are officially barking mad.
Scarcely a day goes by when the Freaks of Forty-Second Street do not obsess over the so-called achievement gap in Amerika's public schools.
Today the Times gives us a preposterously goofy puff piece about the start of the new school year at Newark's public schools, which is flush from recent donations including those hundred mil' from competitive compassion athlete Facebook Zuckerberg.
The newly appointed break-dancing principals should do it this time around, the Times assures us in
"Troubled District's Bet : Wave of New Principals". Doesn't this crowd look highly educable to you ? :
Funny though, the very day before, the Times published yet another article on the widening achievement gap, and came surprisingly close to saying the truth in "Average Scores Slip on SAT".
From the SAT Scores article :
Ahh! Those stubborn, pesky scores ! Surely more money and more diversity will solve the problem.
From the Newark Public Schools article, a statement from the principal : ("It's Not That Complicated") :
The New York Times: Playing People For Suckers Since 1999