"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

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Even David Brooks

Even the good little boy of the neo-cons has come over:

No Child Left Behind treats students as skill-acquiring cogs in an economic wheel, and the results have been disappointing.

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