"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

Thursday, January 05, 2006

NSBA Responds to U. S. Chamber

Here is an audio clip from Marketplace on the U. S. Chamber's arrogant and morally-bankrupt plan to rank states by standardized test scores. I would say it is time to start ranking U. S. companies on how they avoid or acknowledge their civic responsibilities to support the public schools. Listen to Anne Bryant's response.

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