Shortly after landing at Malcolm X Shabazz High School as a Teach for America recruit, Dominique D. Lee grew disgusted with a system that produced ninth graders who could not name the seven continents or the governor of their state. He started wondering: What if I were in charge? (Winnie Hu at NYT)
The hyperlinked text above does raise some issues beyond merely "who's in charge?" What about Teach for America...being able to name the seven continents as a sign of learning?