Friday, May 27, 2005

From beads to algebra

NCLB pressure to bring everybody up to speed has had at least some effect as this NYT article shows.

And in Minnesota, where American Indian students, on average, score lower than whites on standardized tests, educators rearranged schedules so that Chippewa teenagers who once sewed beads onto native costumes during school now work on grammar and algebra.

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