December 26, 2013 by Scott McLeod 1 Comment
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An excellent video from AFT about PISA and education reform lessons to be learned. Watch it. Share it. #reclaimit
Why does the AFT respond in such a pathetic whiney fashion? Their response will be dismissed as desperate complaints by liberal union Commie fat cats?
How about simplifying the message by saying the following?
1) It is deeply immoral to make global (economic) comparisons on the back of school children? Why must education be a zero-sum game? For a kid in Boston to win, does that mean a kid in Finland must not learn to multiply? Ranking, by its very nature ensures that there are winners and losers.
2) Nations like China cheat
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