Fear and learning in America : bad data, good teachers, and the attack on public education / John Kuhn ; foreword by Diane Ravitch. "In this moving account, 'America's Superintendent' John Kuhn lays bare the scare tactics at the root of the modern school 'reform' movement..."--Publisher's website. http://piocat.carrollu.edu:80/record=b1667129~S0
As a teacher, I'm extremely frustrated with mandates and federal laws that value data more than common sense. I want to teach children about our world and what's in it, not the jeopardy they may face when leaving a stray mark outside a circle.