Our economy, that is, the economy owned by the one percent, is no longer centered on production and consumer purchases. It is no longer a part of employment. It is increasingly centered, controlled by credit creation which, in turn, is used to create profits and income in the form of interest payments until any economic […]
“There is no evidence that standards and tests improve school achievement. The money budgeted for standards and tests to enforce the standards should be used to protect children from the effects of poverty.” — Professor Stephen Krashen The following is my edited commentary in response to comments by a CCSS supporter on the Professor Ravitch […]
Who said this? “… the revolution in business … will, over time, take place in education, too. We will move away from a system that assumes every child of a particular age moves at the same pace in every subject, and develop a system directed to the particular talents and interests of every pupil.” (a) […]
Sent to the Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, 2012 The debate over fiction vs. non-fiction in the Common Core is diverting us from a more important question: should we have common core standards? The rational for the standards is the belief that our schools are “broken.” There is no evidence this is true: Middle class […]
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