By Holly Kragthorpe
November 11, 2014
“TIME’s recent cover story has elicited a lot of the usual rhetoric in national education debates. Like, a lot.
But has anyone noticed that there has been much more discussion about the cover—depicting teachers as “rotten apples”—than the actual story?
Sure, as a teacher, I was discouraged by the cover. But not because it personally offended me (it didn’t) but because I feared it might further polarize the national dialogue on much-needed education reforms (it did).”