ERIC Number: EJ621341
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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"All Children Can Learn": Facts and Fallacies.
Thomas, M. Donald; Bainbridge, William L.
ERS Spectrum, v19 n1 p34-37 Win 2001
"All children can learn" has become a simplistic mantra leading to practices that can be harmful to students and unfair to schools. Unintended consequences include establishing accountability based on state-developed tests, downplaying poor children's need for early intervention, and using punishment to motivate school improvement. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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