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Chicago at war over student testing

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CHICAGO — As education reform takes hold across the country, we find ourselves traveling through another dimension — one not only of hysterics but also of childish behavior. There’s a signpost up ahead, our next stop: The Stupid Zone!

I mock the absurdities that seemingly accompany every skirmish in the education revolution because the back-and-forths among teacher unions, education policymakers and parents on changes to how students and schools are assessed are as weird and disturbing as “The Twilight Zone.”

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