"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

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Rethinking Schools Article on TFA

Be sure not to miss Barbara Miner's article, Looking Past the Spin: Teach for America, which appeared in the most recent issue of Rethinking Schools.

And - as a major added bonus - be sure to check out Kenneth Bernstein's (aka teacherken) take on the article, available here at the DailyKos.

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