Our Schools/Our Selves: Winter 2010

The Achievement Agenda: Education or Evaluation?
February 1, 2010

A struggle dominates education these days. It is a struggle between demands for standardization and the reality of diversity. This issue of Our Schools / Our Selves speaks to many of the various concepts that impact and are impacted by education -- and are so often at odds with the Achievement Agenda" that repeatedly appears to privilege narrow evaluation over broad, authentic education and learning, and standardization over diversity.