ERIC Number: EJ556652
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Insults to the Soul.
English Journal, v86 n5 p32-35 Sep 1997
Argues against the current penchant for national testing. Argues against the notion that national tests will turn unfit teachers into fit ones. Notes that parents do not send the schools standardized children and that standardized tests are not what will make a nonreader into a reader. Argues that many good books are ruined by prematurely forcing them on kids. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The Practical Reality of School Reform--What's Happened to English Language Arts?