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'Education reform' actually a handout to corporations

By Kelly Maeshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 14, 2013

~~<p>With the new public school year just underway and new strategies being launched, now seems an opportune time to address what is called &quot;education reform.&quot;</p>
<p>There is no data to support its policies &mdash; namely, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Race to the Top &mdash; whose common traits include &quot;testing and accountability,&quot; teacher evaluations, and sanctions &mdash; all of which result in massive corporate profits.</p>
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With the new public school year just underway and new strategies being launched, now seems an opportune time to address what is called "education reform."

There is no data to support its policies — namely, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Race to the Top — whose common traits include "testing and accountability," teacher evaluations, and sanctions — all of which result in massive corporate profits. Login for more...



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