"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, November 05, 2005
Blanco Supports Corporate Welfare Schools
In a decision that must have education privatizers celebrating, the Times-Picayune reports that Blanco will recommend that over a hundred public schools in New Orleans will be re-opened with public money provided to corporations to run the schools. Obviously, a hurricane may accomplish overnight what it would take years of non-stop testing to achieve.