Find out what Ted Sizer, America's preeminent crusader says about the current movement toward "nationalizing" the American school system. The call for national standards and tests has created a major debate in our country over who should be setting the educational agenda and what should be taught in our nation's schools.
Join Ted Sizer and members of the Coalition of Essential Schools as they outline a process to help communities take local responsibility for their schools. Viewers will go inside three notably successful and innovative schools-- Noble High School, Berwick, ME; O'Farrell Community School, San Diego, CA; and Fenway Middle College High School, Boston, MA-- as they transform curriculum, assessment, and instructional practice at the local level.
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