155: No Child Left Behind (and Other Bi-Partisan Education Conspiracies)

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Topic: A follow-up to our recent shows about behaviorism and educational politics, this episode examines the origins of, and ideologies and motives behind the controversial (yet bi-partisan!) No Child Left Behind legislation of 2002, or 1989, or 1967, or 1933, or 1903, depending on where you start the story.

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"Waiting For Superman" The Flaming Lips

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The No Child Left Behind Act: A Look at Provisions, Philosophies, and Compromises

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JITE/v41n2/kymes.html

Origins and Purpose of "No Child Left Behind"
http://www.educationanddemocracy.org/Emery/Emery_NCLB.htm

A SHORT ANGRY HISTORY OF AMERICAN FORCED SCHOOLING
http://4brevard.com/choice/Public_Education.htm

The Political Economy of Collective Skill FormationPDF

EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE TYRANNY
http://www.newswithviews.com/Chapman/michael.htm

RICH DAD: The Conspiracy Against Our Education, Why Money is not Taught in Our Schools
http://www.conspiracyoftherich.com/

EdWatch
http://www.edwatch.org/

The Underground History of American Education, by John Taylor Gatto (Chapter 12 - The Daughters of the Barons of Runnemede, Section 15 - The General Education Board And Friends)
http://www.johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/12o.htm

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