Diane Ravitch on the disaster that is NCLB: school closures, non-stop testing, & privatization. We must safeguard our public schools — they’re heart of our communities.
NCLB: The Death Star of American Education
When I spoke at Stanford University, a teacher stood up in the question period and said: “I teach the lettuce-pickers’ children in Salinas. They are closing our school because our scores are too low.” She couldn’t finish her question because she started crying…In city after city, across the nation…