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August 5th, 2009

Quotes that I like @ 12:50 pm

Reading is the crucial subject in the curriculum, affecting all the others, as we know.
Sandra Stotsky, professor of education reform at the University of Arkansas.

The focus on raising test scores without an even greater focus on preparation and support of the education workforce will continue to distract from providing those in greatest need and the nation with the world-class education system we all need.
James Comer is the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry and the founder of the Yale Child Study Center at Yale University. He is the author of “Leave No Child Behind” and the forthcoming “What I Learned in School: Reflections on Race, Child Development and Education.”

If you are interested in reading the article, you can click here: What do school tests measure?

What I love ab9out this article is that there is great discussion about the topic in the article, and with depth too. No mudslinging, complaining etc. Show this in the local papers or local sites? I can predict what the responses are going to be like. Sadly...
 
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