What Teachers Expect in Reform: Making Their Voices Heard
Education reform and policy making have captured the attention of the American public. In a highly politicized agenda, federal and state improvement plans have become touted national education platforms with stiff penalties for schools and teachers who don't 'make the grade'. A system of controls is in place that has revolutionized how we organize, present, and evaluate ed...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published November 13th 2007 by R&L Education
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Mar 16, 2008 Deb rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: educators and parents
I am still reading this, almost done. If you are an educator or the parent of school age children, this is a must read. Dr. Armstrong conducted research in 3 states and she spoke to hundreds of teachers, administrators and parents. What we are all thinking but aren't talking about is in the book. I went to hear her speak and she said that people were willing to talk as long as they were anonymous, they were concerned about fallout if they spoke freely.