Crass marketplace model is behind NCLB, author says

11/14/2003 | Nation (Bangkok), The

Susan Ohanian, writing in The Nation, deplores a business philosophy underlying NCLB's approach to education, which she believes treats children as "widgets rolling along the conveyor belt." She says an alliance of corporations, politicians and the media is responsible for the legislation's overreliance on test data, skewing the relationship of people to schools.

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