The Stealth Strategy of National Standards
August 22nd, 2011 Jay P. Greene’s Blog
The thing that is so irritating to me about the Gates/U.S. Department of Education juggernaut is their obvious disinterest in having a big, open national discussion. They prefer brute force over intellectual exchange. Of course, they seek to avoid the open discussion because they’ve already made up their minds about the right thing to do and are just trying to maximize the political prospects for success.