|Some say...it's not the busy parents, lack of health care, poverty, violence, social influence,
or the overcrowded classrooms ... it's the teacher's fault students don't learn.
|The Scapegoating of teachers
By Duane Campbell
Stop Scapegoating Teachers
By Randi Weingarten
PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE / Blaming the teacher
By Louis Freedberg
Where do people learn to scapegoat?
Scapegoating— An Insidious Family Pattern of Blame
and Shame on One Family Member
By Lynne Namka, Ed. D © 2003
|Does Class size matter?
(from Deborah Meier's blog)
This is where some of our
leaders send their children to
(average class size: 15).
(US Secretary of Ed), University of
Chicago Laboratory School
(average class size 19)
(average class size: 16-18)
(Chancellor, NYC Dept. of Ed,): Miss
(average class size: 11)
(COO of NYC Education Department):
(average class size: 15)
|Public School Class Size:
Debbi J. Needham, WA, 2010: "Sitting in my classroom in November were 26 students in 4th & 5th grades.
Now I teach 25 students daily. The teacher next door to me teaches 27 students in 5th & 6th grades daily."