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Bill Phillis: Betsy DeVos Does Not Understand the Purpose of The Public Common School

Bill Phillis is on the mark in this analysis… with one notable exception: ALL schools were NOT affected by NCLB. Districts serving the children of affluent parents effectively ignored NCLB because they effortlessly passed the purportedly rigorous tests. This enabled those schools to avoid the numbing teach-to-the-test mentality   that repelled parents, setting a vicious cycle in place that led to even more economic disparity.

Source: Bill Phillis: Betsy DeVos Does Not Understand the Purpose of The Public Common School

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