"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

Saturday, October 22, 2005

More Goodies from Sopris West

Susan Ohanian has more on the feeding frenzy for Reading First money. This plush pitch to Washington state academics appears be paid for with Reading First funds, which would be a case of using public money directly to sell company products. This one has close ties to Reid Lyon--why is that not surprising?

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