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Falling Behind? The Worthlessness of How We Measure Children

Neither the federal government, nor any of our states, can point to any academic measurement used that says anything of value about our children.

“The way we need to measure ourselves as educators,” I have told many, many people, “is by how many choices our children have when they turn 30.”




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Ira David Socol

Ira David Socol

Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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