Special Education News and Links: The News-Press: Education - Basic schools all but empty
Stacy Weiss reports on yet another experiment with attempts to manage children who aren't succeeding in the no-child left behind world. The "basic schools" sound like someone's nostalgic recreation of a mythic 19th century environment.
American education is a bazillion dollar enterprise run on very little data. Knowledge-based decision making is hard enough in healthcare, but in education it seems to be almost unknown.