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, July 01, 2007
Saving Public Schools--A Call to Action
Highlights here from a recent Call to Action by the Forum for Education and Democracy. Thoughts by Deborah Meier, George Wood, Professor Bill Ayers, and others.