Friday, January 28, 2011

RIGHT DESTINATION WRONG VEHICLE - The Schott Foundation's response to the State of the Union

"The President claimed this as America’s “Sputnik moment” and reiterated his goal that America will have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020. Schott applauds the President for refocusing the nation on this audacious goal—but a Race To The Top competition frame for ESEA will not meet that goal."

Read the response
Aside from its astute analysis, I think it noteworthy that there is at least one major foundation in the US that is supporting alternatives to school privatization and the deprofessionalization of the teacher corp.

Lance Hill, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Southern Institute for Education and Research

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