Letters: A Teachable Moment

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How refreshing it is to discover the innovative ideas that have sprung out of the rebirth of the public schools in New Orleans (Paul Tough, Aug. 17), from a longer school year to liberating principals and teachers to do the right thing ? ideas that break through the moribund education structure that has strangled the creativity out of so many schools across the country. We need more visionary people in education like the New Orleans superintendent, Paul Vallas, if America is ever going to do right with underprivileged children.