Climate of Violence Stifles City Schools | Philadelphia Inquirer | 03/27/2011 Let's review the current discussion of school reform. 1. Pay teachers more 2. Get rid of tenure 3. Abolish unions 4. Merit pay 5. Healthier school lunches 6. Vouchers 7. Charter schools 8. IPADS What am I missing? The writing is on the frickin wall. You cannot "fix" schools while ignoring that many children are afraid. How do we "fix" that?