A new kind of homework being given to parents, teachers and community members in local school districts is not worth doing, according to Zócalo Public Square columnist Joe Matthews. They're being asked to help develop something called Local Control and Accountability Plans. The idea is to get community input in setting goals for local schools, but Matthews tells KCRW's Chery Glaser that the process is not working the way it was intended.
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