ERIC Number: EJ646997
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
We Need an Education Rights Movement.
Talking Points, v13 n2 p11-15 Apr-May 2002
Presents a speech delivered at the 2001 Whole Language Umbrella Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Considers the situation behind the call for an education rights movement. Discusses how privatizing, corporatizing, and standardizing are happening in many public spheres. Suggests that schools are being manipulated by corporations. Calls for an education rights movement that has one organizing issue: high stakes testing. (SG)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests, Literacy, Politics of Education, School Business Relationship, Student Rights, Whole Language Approach
Published twice a year by the Whole Language Umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd. Urbana, Illinois 61801-1096.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Marketing Literacy.