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  •  True, and the Gates Foundation has... (1+ / 0-)
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    angelajean

    gone over to the "dark side" and drunk the Koolaid of standardization, top-down control of students and teachers, and the high-stakes testing that goes with it.

    Cooper Zale Los Angeles http://www.leftyparent.com

    by leftyparent on Fri May 18, 2012 at 06:33:02 AM PDT

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    •  That is one of the reasons I have problem (0+ / 0-)

      with the type of study you linked to.

      "The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out”. - George Carlin

      by Funkygal on Fri May 18, 2012 at 03:05:02 PM PDT

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      •  Fair enough, your concerned about the bedfellows.. (1+ / 0-)
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        I get that.  I just think the schools Steve Barr started and restarted through Green Dot were a step forward, not backward, in the evolution of public schools.  Innovation generally doesn't come from a committee of "educrats", it comes from activist individuals and groups who commit themselves to making change happen.

        Cooper Zale Los Angeles http://www.leftyparent.com

        by leftyparent on Fri May 18, 2012 at 03:37:39 PM PDT

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