Education

Educating Policymakers

By Anthony Rebora — August 19, 2008 1 min read

Nancy Flanagan has started a teacher-bloggers’ chain letter on “Five Things I Wish Policy-Makers Knew About My Classroom.” Among the items on her own list:

There is no such thing as a foolproof curriculum that works reliably for all kids, or even most kids.Blondieb_school__morguefile Policymakers may wish those magic programs existed, so schools could buy guaranteed progress—but surefire lessons are an illusion.

If you have a blog, why not pick up the meme?

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