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    Filed at 6:06 pm under by dcobranchi

    The struggle against NCLB is just like the Civil Rights movement. Seriously.

    Bob Dylan they ain’t, but the musicians featured on “No Child Left Behind? Bring Back The Joy” bring just as much passion and protest to what they view as an abomination of the 21st century: federal education policy.

    …”So what did they do in the ’50s and ’60s down in Birmingham? They sang. We thought, ‘Why don’t we do the same thing to protest [judgments of school quality] on a single standardized test?’ Music is a great form of communication.”

    You’ve got to read the lyrics the “educators” came up with. Some are pretty funny. (Hat tip: Deb)

    3 Responses to “MORAL EQUIVALENCY?”


    Comment by
    Rikki
    September 27th, 2004
    at 6:42 pm

    heheh, I had to sing the “Test the kids” one. Pretty funny stuff. 😀


    Comment by
    Eric Holcombe
    September 28th, 2004
    at 8:33 am

    “What if Albert Einstein had never gone to school/’Cause he couldn’t speak till he was 4 years old?
    We’d have never known that “e” was “m-c squared.”/Who’s the fool who dares to say how genius will unfold?”

    You mean Albert Einstein, the homeschooler?

    “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” – Albert Einstein


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    Number 2 Pencil
    September 27th, 2004
    at 8:46 pm

    Let’s all hold hands and sing

    In an email, Devoted Reader and fine edublogger Daryl Cobranchi said, “You’ve got to see this.” And he was right: Bob Dylan they ain’t, but the musicians featured on “No Child Left Behind? Bring Back The Joy” bring just as…