It's refreshing to read a positive message, not a blame game, about teaching ["Expert help for at-risk schools," News, July 27].
This makes sense: building trust between teachers and principals, giving teachers support and confidence to be open without fear of retribution, creating collegiality and esprit de corps.
A carrot is more nutritious for school growth than a stick.
Irwin Kahn, East Meadow
Editor's note: The writer is a retired teacher.