Thursday, August 13, 2009
It's not just about testing
"There’s more to good education than math and reading scores," says Rich Rothstein, in an Edweek commentary well worth the read. Rothstein is one of the voices calling for a Broader, Bolder Approach to education. Here, he finds some areas of common ground with Barack Obama around testing issues and critique of NCLB. He also makes the case that neither schools nor teachers should be held accountable for scores alone.