"Voters in Kit Carson have agreed to pay more in taxes to make up for federal aid they'll lose when the district pulls out of the No Child Left Behind program - a move believed to be at least the first of its kind in Colorado."
"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, December 12, 2005
Take This Law and Shove It
Voters in Kit Carson, CO have voted to opt out of NCLB. The good news is that these voters can afford to do it. The bad news is that the systems that are being hit the hardest right now cannot afford to opt out. See the whole story here in the Rocky Mountain News:
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