A few weeks ago, I wrote about the redevelopment of a neighborhood I went to in Atlanta.

Today I thought I’d tell you why I was in Atlanta in the first place. The organization CREATE (Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teacher Effectiveness) had asked me to come to their annual conference to reflect on the work I have been doing for the past 10 years.

I called my talk “Learning from Unexpected Schools,” and I would like to think I settled an argument that has been going on in the field of education for a long time. I would like to think that, but I know better. That’s not how arguments get settled. But I invite you to let me know if I moved the argument forward a little.

Read the full article on The Huffington Post Education.