"openness to a family's questions and concerns—even about what makes us trustworthy—is a constituent part of being ... http://tl.gd/bf7gda
"I feel more, not less confident that being a 'difficult' patient is not such a bad thing...The same holds true gor... http://tl.gd/bf7gjv
"some parents, with more time, expertise, and a sense of entitlement, will garner disproportionate resources for their kids." Meier
"Although many opposed the tests, some parents also feared for their children's futures in a society that would jud... http://tl.gd/bf7g2l
And so, we end up with the same conclusions Herb Kohl came to with/for his students:
"The children agreed to be dull for the sake of their future." Herb Kohl (1967) 36 Children
"Parental 'involvement,' in so many ways critical to good education, can, in other words, potentially increase existing inequities." Meier
A point Craig S. Watkins makes about the digital divide regarding social capital.
"schools need to be clear about their agenda—how they define what they mean by being well educated, how learning be... http://tl.gd/bf7h30
"schools need to be clear about their agenda—how they define what they mean by being well educated, how learning best takes place, and what they think learning looks like at age five, ten, or eighteen." MeierNote she says, "What learning looks like," not "What should be learned." Big difference.