Monthly Archives: October 2010

High Stakes Testing actually decreases student learning and performance.

Great video by Alfie Kohn about the fallacy of testing and accountability. The research concludes that high stakes testing actually decreases student learning and performance. http://www.educ.sfu.ca/news/alfie-kohn-event.html  

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The Education to Prison Pipeline

Benjamin Franklin and a Modern American Portrait — Tax Cuts, Poverty, and Moving In The American Gulag System – the US prison population has more than quadrupled since 1980, from 500,000 to 2.3 million. Benjamin Franklin saw America as a … Continue reading

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