"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Info on Opting Out

This passed on by Monty Neill at FairTest from MA office of ACLU:
The ACLU of Mass has done a mailing today to
public high school principals in the state
to assist them in providing the notice
required by No Child Left Behind that parents
and kids have the right to have their name,
address and phone number withheld from military
or other recruiters. Copies of the materials
are attachedand are also available on our website
at www.aclu-mass.org/military_recruitment
Click here for that link that also includes "Do Not Consent" forms. Pass
it on to parents, teachers, and students.

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