Monday, November 23, 2009

Pedro Noguera to Duncan...

"Stop bashing ed schools!"
Secretary Duncan would be more likely to move the nation’s education agenda forward if he did less scolding and more encouraging. As the occupant of the most visible bully pulpit in the field, he might do this by offering and soliciting suggestions on ways to invigorate schools—not with more testing, but with creative approaches to instruction that foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity among students. ("The New War Against Ed Schools")

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