"If socioeconomic status is a primary driver of academic performance, and if student achievement suffers in high-poverty schools, why do we continue to organize schools in a way that predetermines some for failure and then blame teachers?"
I didn’t attend Pearce (except for a driver’s ed class one summer), but it’s in my parents’ neighborhood. And this whole “two-three” thing is new to me. I’ve never heard anyone refer to the zip code that way.
Besides that, he makes some good points here.