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
Sunday, April 03, 2011
Secrets Behind the KIPP Bump, Part II: Keeping the Best, Dumping the Rest
This is second of several posts with results from a widely reported new study of the KIPP phenomenon.
A couple of pictures are worth thousands of words, but a few words are thrown in, too: