"The State shall provide for an efficient system of high quality public educational institutions and services."
-- From the Constitution of the State of Illinois, Article X,
Section 1, emphasis added
"If it is believed that these elementary schools will be better managed by the governor and council… or any other general authority of the government, than by the parents within each ward, it is a belief against all experience."
-- Thomas Jefferson, 1816 letter
Problems with Discovery and Inquiry Based Learning Programs
School Policy on ADHD and Associated Psychotropic / Psychostimulant Drugs - December 13, 2007
Public School Employee Associations and Organizations - November 19, 2007
How to Dumb Down Tests and Associated Curriculum - April 24, 2007
Jan 23, 2006 commentary - lowering the bar, CARY TIFs, the IASB Education Association
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Chris Jenner comments on curriculum, Dec 19, 2005
Curriculum without Mastery
Excerpts from Chris Jenner's D-26 voting record
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