"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

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Parthenon to Ed Industry Investors: If Common Core Has teeth, the "Performance Gap" Will get a lot bigger!

One of the chief bottom feeders of the ed industry consulting business is Rob Lytle of the Parthenon Group.  Here are two slides from a 2012 ppt. that points out how growth in the ed industry depends upon guaranteed failure mechanism like Common Core, which is the testing delivery system for another generation of public school turnovers to CorpEd.  More here.

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