Note: This is the second in a series of articles on the consequences of the authoritarian standards & high-stakes testing sham.
Anxious teachers, sobbing children was the title of an opinion article published in the Atlanta newspaper last Sunday. The article, written by Stephanie Jones, professor of education at the University of Georgia, asks “What’s the low morale and crying about in education these days? Mandatory dehumanization and emotional policy-making — that’s what.”
Policy makers, acting on emotion and little to no data, have dehumanized schooling by implementing authoritarian standards in a one-size-fits-all system of education. … Read more