"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, September 06, 2007

Truth and Consequences: Act Now to Stop NCLB

"Testing improves education the same way that bombing promotes democracy." --Steve Cohn, Professor of Education, Tufts University

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