"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

Monday, September 26, 2005

Keep Religious Discrimination Out of Head Start Bill

This from SaveHeadStart.org:

Click here to read the September 23, 2005 National Head Start Association statement on the U.S. House Head Start bill passed on September 22nd. While the measure contains some positive elements (including an end to the controversial NRS tests), NHSA is concerned about provisions that would permit religious discrimination in hiring, fail to provide needed funding for higher teacher qualifications, limit parental involvement and put undue limits on Head Start training and travel ...

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the update. I sent an email to my Congressman. He not only voted FOR the religious discrimination, but he voted against funding for Head Start.

    Jeff Flake lives up to his name.