The Principal Difference: A School Leadership Blog by Mel Riddile: PISA: It’s Poverty Not Stupid

“There are three kinds of lies; lies, damn lies, and statistics.”–Mark Twain

The release of the 2009 PISA results this past week has created quite a stir and has provided ample fodder for public school bashers and doomsayers who further their own philosophical and profit-motivated agendas by painting all public schools as failing. For whatever reason, these so-called experts, many of whom have had little or no actual exposure to public schools, refuse to paint an accurate picture of the state of education.

via The Principal Difference: A School Leadership Blog by Mel Riddile: PISA: It’s Poverty Not Stupid.

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