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
Sunday, December 18, 2005
Arizona Gets Real, and Real Tough
Ariz. faces $500,000-a-day fines in English-learner case--Also exempts those students from passing AIMS test. Get the story here.