Added by Corey Pressman on March 17, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments
The current structure of the No Child Left Behind program guarantees that children will be left behind for two specific reasons. The purpose of this note is to elucidate those reasons and suggest concrete solutions.
Educational Standards in the 19th Century
The most important reason that NCLB can not succeed is inherent in the goals that have been set. The Educational Establishment wants to go “back to basics” and has concentrated on reading and…Continue
Added by Robert Zenhausern on March 11, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments
I have realised over the past 6 months how few schools are actually clear about what their long term vision is. Part of the impact of this lack of vision and disciplined building of this vision is that schools can quite often be focussed on things that disperse their power and ability. They become like a thirsty person wandering in the desert – going from one mirage to the next. Teachers become inured to change and morale can suffer.
In an increasingly competitive…Continue
Added by Adrian Bertolini on March 3, 2011 at 10:45pm — No Comments