quite some time. He however doesn’t as he travels around the country extolling
us a snap shot that we base education policy around, but you know what, Jeb
does as the FCAT was the center piece of his reforms.
completely and utterly failed using his own metrics of success.
have been selling vouchers, charter schools, high stakes standardized test,
merit pay and blame the teacher evaluations in order for us to make our students internationally
competitive and where has it gotten us?
PISA international tests while two other states that have thus far resisted his
reforms Massachusetts and Connecticut (who like Florida did ponnied up 600k for
its own results) and fared much better.
should be doing better to which I respond duh! And maybe its time that we
stopped filling the coffers of testing companies and charter schools and
instead invested in ways to mitigate poverty in our public schools.
to anybody who would listen that we need to prepare our children for
international competition, well Jeb your reforms aren’t doing it.
The Guardian is running a piece about the failure of
Market reforms so if you would like to read more, click this one: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/08/pisa-education-test-scores-meaning