"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972
Monday, December 07, 2009
LEARN (sic) includes unsuccessful preschool reading program
Ed Week has published a paper, "Unproved Early-Reading Program Likely to Prevail," which mentions that the LEARN (sic) Act features a preschool skills-based program. An earlier version of this program costs $80,000 per classroom and the results were "disappointing." Can you think of better ways of spending $80,000? I knew you could.