Friday, August 15, 2014

CCSS, Ferguson, murder, and undeserving children | Reclaim Reform

CCSS, Ferguson, murder, and undeserving children | Reclaim Reform:



CCSS, Ferguson, murder, and undeserving children

What lesson is being taught to all of us by the abusive treatment and slaughter of young, black males in various locations across the nation?
Suburban Ferguson is the latest site of slaughter and police-state overreaction when “order” is disrupted after a police performed murder. Michael Brown is dead; he was murdered.
College ready
By now we must realize that for over a decade corporate education reform has demeaned children who are not college bound for whatever reason. As a matter of fact, even if the child is college bound, he or she may remain within a social profile marked as a failure. Poverty, race, gender, social status and other factors are cited as data for failures.
The failures of No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and all brands of Common Core State Standards compliant high stakes tests are children.
Children labeled as failures presently seem to others as undeserving; they may even seem undeserving to themselves.
The cause and effect inferences of these highly profitable tests are unfounded and often deadly. No sane scientist would ever consider the raw data showing statistical correlation CCSS, Ferguson, murder, and undeserving children | Reclaim Reform:

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