« Former USDE Deputy Sec. Turns Self In, Pays Up | Main | The 111th Carnival Returns Home »

Impressions Of NCLB's Logo

| 5 Comments
nclb logo old.JPG
ed_gl_nclb_logo new.gifIf this isn't big news, I don't know what is. A couple of kind folks have told me that a recent post from this blog is mentioned in today's Ed Daily (which costs a lot and I can't afford). The mention, "NCLB Rorshach," refers to my cribbed-from-a-friend description of how the USDE's new NCLB logo resembles bloody claw marks, or declining NAEP scores. Old logo on the left, new logo on the right.
5 Comments

I couldn't agree more. Or, it could be a child's drawing of a dragon. (I teach preschool, this comment is based on experience) Shall we go fight it?

excellent.

...or a devil with its tongue sticking out between red lips...or...?

Or a stapler putting all teachers and all students into one big pack?

you crack me up.

I found this change of logo interesting. As a teacher, I've often felt as if I was "clawing until bloody" to get kids to buy into the whole testing concept. They resist, teachers threaten, cajole, plead, etc. and teach the concepts over and over until the kids get it. I can't help but think they are just learning the tests and not to think independently and make decisions. Is this really what our education institutions are all about?

Comments are now closed for this post.

Advertisement

Recent Comments

  • Betsy Combier: Corruption is all about money, as we all know from read more
  • thegumbler: anyway anybody shootin off about video games blows solid read more
  • Martha: Obama is not for merit pay persay: he favors a read more
  • bob: he's ugly read more
  • Wilbert Moore: The following is a copy of the text of the read more

Archives

Categories

Technorati

Technorati search

» Blogs that link here