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
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Government by BushCo.
In New Orleans, homeless Katrina victims look desperately for a place to live on the day of hotel eviction. (Photo NY Times)
In Hope, Arkansas, 10,000 new FEMA trailers worth $360 million sit with no occupants.