Thursday, October 31, 2013
Brave New World: Data stored on all children except those whose parents are setting up the system
Of course, it doesn't. As is his right, he sends his children to a private school.
If we examined the backgrounds of the people who have been pushing Common Core Standards and standardized tests, I am sure we would find that most, if not all, of them do not send their children to the schools that will be affected by their policies.
In a blog post today, Diane Ravitch, one of the leading advocates of public schools and classroom teachers, writes about the incredible amount of data that will be collected on our students, but that data will not be coming from the children of those who are changing the face of American education: