"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, July 26, 2007

McGraw-Hill Shares Up 31% and Net Income Up 25%

Who said profiteering was limited to the War on Iraq? There's the domestic equivalent, the NCLB War on Schools:

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies today reported diluted earnings per share increased 31.7% to $0.79 in the second quarter of 2007 compared to the same period last year.

Net income for the second quarter grew by 25.4% to $277.1 million. . . . .

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