We Already Know Our Problems Out Here in the Field

Block, Robert
November 1983
Phi Delta Kappan;Nov83, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p183
According to the author, the report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education is a foul shot at American Education. The author believes that considering the problems faced by educators, they're doing a better-than-average job. The author doubt that the members of the Commission have tried to obtain excellence in 1937 vintage facilities for teaching science or in classrooms without computers or with budgets that force educators to choose between programs, rather than add new ones. According to the author educators aren't the only ones who must make tough choices. Schools must have the help of the family and the entire society in inculcating those standards.


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