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, May 13, 2012
Urgent Note to Race to the Top Winners
I know Secretary Duncan forgot to send this to you almost 3 years ago. Sorry. However, in building a teacher evaluation system based on value-added test scores, YOU HAVE SCREWED UP!