You Can’t Always Get What You WantPosted: April 15, 2011
via On Performance:
Perhaps this explains the current (perpetual?) tumult in education reform: We want it all, and we want it all to be optimal. We want the best education system in the world, and we want to “do more with less.” We want to attract and retain better teachers, and we want to micromanage them and pay them less. We want rich and engaging curriculum, and we want schools to demonstrate their worth through curriculum-narrowing standardized tests.