Earlier this week, the National Research Council released a very important report detailing how the rewards and punishments offered by No Child Left Behind are not effective in helping schools, teachers or students. I’ll be writing a more in-depth analysis of the report, as I’m sure will others, and thought I’d get a start at compiling a useful list of related resources.
First off, of course, the most important resource is the report itself:
Here are my choices for The Best Posts/Articles On National Research Council Finding That Carrots & Sticks Don’t Work:
New National Research Council Report Finds That Incentives & Punishments Not Successful In Helping Schools & Their Students is my initial post on the report.
Report: Test-based incentives don’t produce real student achievement is by Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post.
On Treating Students & Educators ‘Like Rats in a Maze’ is by Diane Ravitch.
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