"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

Monday, March 28, 2011

Monty Neill and Andy Eduwonk on NCLB

Rotherham admits gains have topped out under NCLB, soooo, we need a new generation of tests to make performance look good again. 

And then there is Monty Neill, who offers an understanding of the real achievement problem--poverty and TESTING!!

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