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
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Twain Speaks to Corp-Edu Reformers
A message from Mark Twain for Bill Gates, Michelle Rhee, Arne Duncan:
"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure."