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
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Why Darling-Hammond Should Be Secretary of Education
Could we be moving from the Spellings Era of "big girl panties" talk to a time when big girl ideas get implemented? We should be so blessed.