This space explores issues in public education policy, and it advocates for a commitment to and a re-examination of the democratic purposes of schools. If there is some urgency in the message, it is due to the current reform efforts that are based on a radical re-invention of education, now spearheaded by a psychometric blitzkrieg of "metastasizing testing" aimed at dismantling a public education system that took almost 200 years to build. JH August, 2005
Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Can NCLB Help to Slow Math Gains Even More?
Maggie has been so adamant about using NAEP scores to justify the intellectual genocide of NCLB. Looks to me as if gains have slowed since the testing orgy kicked in.