Part four of Startup’s seven part podcast about Success Academy (found here) is centered on the ‘Got To Go’ incident where a principal was found to have created a list of students he wanted to oust from his school. This episode explores whether or not the ‘Got To Go’ list was an isolated infraction by a rogue principal or if it is something that is part of the culture of the school.
Episode 1 was about the state of public schools in NYC that would make it ripe for a network like Success Academy to emerge. Episode 2 was the story of Eva Moskowitz and how she rose to power. Episode 3 was about the emphasis the network puts on standardized tests and questions whether the high test scores come at some greater cost.
Episode 4 — Growth — is the most critical so far. The ‘Go To Go’…
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