Does ‘What Works’ Work?

By Anthony Rebora — April 02, 2009 1 min read
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Doug Noon argues that “what works” education research--on which NCLB achievement goals are predicated--simply entrenches a status quo conception of schooling that, in his view, avoids the big picture. He notes:

Critical thinking and innovation in the classroom can, and should, include activity besides what might work in our present - broken - policy environment.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.