Monthly Archives: July 2011

Does Family Income Matter?

Does family income matter in students’ achievement in school?  The Reformists say no, of course, and draw themselves up piously and hurl charges of elitism and classism at anyone who would suggest that it does. Common sense tells us that … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Education

In 1970, give or take a year, Payette High School underwent its first ten-year evaluation, a brand-new initiative, part of the accreditation process. I remember a Visitation Team of administrators from other districts, teachers of various disciplines from other districts, … Continue reading

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