CNN Schools of Thought September 24, 2012
By Eric Schwarz, Special to CNN and Co-founder and CEO of Citizen Schools
"In 1995, in a concept paper for a new nonprofit organization, I wrote that, '…we need to stop bashing schools and stop expecting school teachers to perform miracles.' We know that most teachers across the country are putting in long hours, many of which are off-the-clock, working hard to provide students with a great education.
Sadly, for too many of their students, it’s not enough."