"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, October 03, 2005
Chairman Bennett Steps Down from K-12, Inc.
Since the education privatizers came to power in 2001, Bill Bennett has carted of at least 14,000,000 federal education dollars to get his virtual home school business started. Today K-12, as it is called, announced that Chairman Bennett has stepped down from his leadership role in K-12's role in the fight to end public education in the U. S. See K-12's shameless groveling for Katrina-relief dollars here.