Friday, June 8, 2012

The Business and Politics of Testing - Diane Ravitch

Not only are testing companies backing big business in its efforts to control education policy and push the privatization agenda, but they are including propaganda in the tests themselves.

The Pearsonizing of the American Mind - Bridging Differences - Education Week  (Diane Ravitch)

Monday, June 4, 2012

NEPC: Announces awards for worst education research, 2011

For more, on this serious exposé of bad research carried out through policy-driven research agendas, see:  The National Education Policy Institute at the University of Colorado:
Among the 'winners':  Bill and Melinda Gates, the Center for American Progress, Progressive Policy Institute, and others, for "research" promoting school reform initiatives with little social science evidence.