"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 17, 2005

NCLB Rebellion Grows

--and grows. This and much more at NCLBgrassroots.org:

As America’s children and teachers head back to school, the grassroots rebellion against NCLB already has caught on in 47 of the 50 states, with five states – MN, ME, NV, NJ and VA – likely to be the biggest anti-NCLB hotspots in 2005-2006 . . .

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