The “No child left behind” educational scheme imposed during the Bush Administration has been, every teacher I know has told me, a disaster. Here is an impassioned assessment. At the very moment when we face a world in which many other countries are developing technological prowess, we are left with an educational system that is falling over a cliff.
The Answer Sheet, February 9, 2013
Phi Beta Iota: Focus on testable material has destroyed US education, and eliminating all teaching, practice, and testing of higher-order skills such as constructing hypotheses, testing them, and developing competing arguments for and against any given topic based on soundly discovered, discriminated, distilled, developed sources and methods.