In a number of developing countries, the relationship between increased resource allocation to the education sector and improved education outcomes is fairly weak. A major finding is that “traditional” education inputs fail to yield the expected positive influence.
In America, for every public school built, we should build a prison; for that is where our unchallenged students will land. Success can’t be bought with materials and facilities and salaries; it takes a learned caregiver to murder the television and sit that young Mozart down. I appreciated this article’s emphasis on “graded homework”. In my own education, I have found the 1-1 advice of the professional to be worth all the tuition in the world.