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.
"Waiting For Superman" The Flaming Lips
The No Child Left Behind Act: A Look at Provisions, Philosophies, and Compromises
Origins and Purpose of "No Child Left Behind"
A SHORT ANGRY HISTORY OF AMERICAN FORCED SCHOOLING
EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE TYRANNY
RICH DAD: The Conspiracy Against Our Education, Why Money is not Taught in Our Schools
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)