There's a new look at the HCZ in a New York City magazine called City Limits (Hope or Hype In Harlem?) that raises many of the questions that mainstream newspaper and broadcast reporters have missed about whether the program is really as comprehensive, effective, or replicable as has been suggested. There's also a feisty little audio segment about the debate (Assessing Harlem Children's Zone).
Previous posts from This Week In Education: How HCZ Hypnotized Anderson Cooper, The "Harlem Children's Zone" Juggernaut, Updated Hype Warning Levels. Obama Hypes Harlem Children's Zone On MTV, When School Reformers Meet The Real World, Paul Tough On The HotSeat.