Who knew?  It turns out that Washington DC’s public schools apparently had a great arts program before No Child Left Behind.  In a lot of visits I had missed that…

3 Replies to “Artful!”

  1. What a snide comment. For teachers who believe you don’t understand their criticisms of NCLB, and for Washingtonians who see you as an outsider and a critic uninvested in their city, that type of remark reinforces the schism in a polarized ed world. It’s not helpful.

  2. The article never said they had a great liberal arts program. It’s true that Eduwonk twisted the words in the article, then said he never saw something they never said existed.

    What’s true, at least in my experience, is that schools offer less art when there is increased pressure to raise standardized test scores.

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