Commentary by John Merrow

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Commentary: Up Against the Wall

Commentary: Up Against the Wall

The education “growth model” seems poised to become the latest “best idea ever” in the faddish world of education.

Jun 13th, 2007 | 0 comments | 4,320 Views
Critical Condition: America’s Nursing Shortage: Commentary: Nurse for America?

Critical Condition: America’s Nursing Shortage: Commentary: Nurse for America?

There is no "Nurse for America" program, because it's inconceivable that someone could step in and provide nursing care after just two months of summer training.

Apr 21st, 2007 | 2 comments | 6,185 Views
Commentary: Our Children and Schools Deserve First-Rate Evaluations

Commentary: Our Children and Schools Deserve First-Rate Evaluations

We spend more on research and testing for pet food and drugs than we do on our children.

Mar 12th, 2007 | 0 comments | 4,246 Views
Commentary: A ‘Surge’ Strategy for No Child Left Behind?

Commentary: A ‘Surge’ Strategy for No Child Left Behind?

In this Education Week article, John Merrow draws parrallels between the Iraq war and the upheaval that No Child Left Behind has caused in the U.S. education system.

Feb 13th, 2007 | 0 comments | 6,832 Views
News: Failing the Test

News: Failing the Test

Standardized testing and the reasoning behind No Child Left Behind simply do not address inequalities in our education system.

Nov 15th, 2006 | 0 comments | 3,996 Views
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