Teacher Writes Brochure for Public Education

Mr. Fitz, a middle school teacher in Florida, shares his views of what teaching to the test has done to education. 

“The thing that struck me one night, though, flipping through a brochure with key words like CREATIVITY, PASSION, PERSONAL INTERESTS, COMMUNITY, SIGNIFICANCE, and RELEVANCE emblazoned across the top of each page, was the fact that if you did a brochure about public schools, the way they have been redefined and deformed in an age of NCLB and Race to the Top,  it would read like the exact opposite of what colleges are advertising these days:”


“Attend PUBLIC SCHOOL!
Experience the magic!”
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