Sunday, January 6, 2008

Waiting List: Question #1

the beginning of my list of inconvenient questions for our nation's politicians

An oppressive regime of standardized testing has been imposed upon our nation's public schools as well as the very dubious practice of judging the quality of teaching and learning based almost solely on these test scores.

The following question is for the presidential candidates who support vouchers for public school students to attend private schools.

What is the justification for spending public money on
vouchers for students to attend private schools when the private schools are
exempt from the very tests being used to "prove" that our public schools are

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