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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Aye, 'tis

"...it's a very affirming day for the standards and accountability movement."

-- U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings on the latest math and reading test results supporting No Child Left Behind.

1 comment:

Hornblower said...

Meanwhile in Canada, the right-wing think tank Fraser Institute (which does give me the heebeejeebees lots of the time) pubbed a review indicating that "Home schooling improves academic performance and reduces impact of socio-economic factors"
The summary here:
http://www.fraserinstitute.ca/commerce.web/newsrelease.aspx?nID=4933
The full text here:
http://www.fraserinstitute.ca/Commerce.Web/product_files/Homeschooling.pdf

As it's Thanksgiving here and the inevitable dinner ensues, a number of families have been busily printing off copies to slip to annoying elderly relatives who want to know when are you going to send that child to a real school?