Monday, April 02, 2007

More on Reading First

I was going to leave the Reading First scandal alone because I'm not sure it's high on the list of issues most CEE members are interested in (maybe readers could let me know if I'm right about that). But then this story came along. Apparently the company that set up Reading First is also helping to evaluate it:

Group judging reading program set it up

© 2007 The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A billion-dollar-a-year federal reading program that ran into scathing criticism over conflicts of interest now has a new one: The government contractor that set up the program for the Education Department is also part of the team hired to evaluate it.

More here.

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