"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

Friday, October 09, 2009

NYTimes, WaPo, Business Roundtable Remain Mum on NRC Smackdown of Duncan Plan

So far we may count zero print or non-print corporate media outlets to cover the National Research Council rebuke of the anti-teacher Broad-Walton-Gates pay-per-score evaluation plan for U.S. teachers. If the NRC had been laudatory of the RTT bribery plan, wonder if that would be a non-story, too.

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