[Susan notes: This piece by a New York Times reporter who writes about business and economics is really outrageous. Its call for "better teachers" ignores the facts. Watch for Economic Policy Institute's new initiative, Raising America's Pay, coming June 4.]
To the editor
In asserting that the greatest shortcoming in the United States compared with top performers like Canada, Finland and Singapore is "a dearth of excellent teachers," Eduardo Porter ( For Schools, Long Road to a Level Playing Field) echoes the shameful corporate cry of "Blame the teachers!"
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