Hess, Rothstein and Ravitch-Oh My

Hess, Rothstein and Ravitch-Oh My

Returning from Spring Break this week, I could not help but feel overwhelmed. I finally completed my first comparative essay for my Educational Policy class. The assignment was to compare “tough-accountability” ideologue Rick Hess who advocates a market-based approach with Richard Rothstein who uses social class to explain the achievement gap. For Hess’ vision, schools …