What do NAEP scores for learning disabled students really show?

– Quick answer – no-one is really sure Over at the Prichard Blog they are happy about a simplistic comparison of the performance of Kentucky’s students with learning disabilities on the federal government’s National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests. Let’s temper that enthusiasm a bit. As recently reported in Education Week (subscription), the people…

Quote of the day

“Medicare was 10 times more expensive than first forecast and a part of Medicaid cost 17 times more than taxpayers were led to believe. No wonder the American people do not trust Congress and its supposed forecasting experts.” Andrew Quinlan, president, Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation, in a new report claiming government-run health care…