Ralph Waldo Emerson noted q[o]ur modes of Education aim to expedite, to save labor, to do for masses what cannot be done for masses, what must be done reverently, one by one.q In a culture as diverse as the American culture, this mode of education Emerson pointed out is problematic because it assumes that all individuals are the same. The standards of education are intended to help create the same education for individuals who are different. It does not account for aspects such as differing backgrounds, socio-economic status, culture or language.The 9th grade Reading TAKS test consists of 2 stories, one literary and one expository, and one image; all have a ... Test, but add a revising and editing section and an open-ended prompt which asks them to write an essay, typically about theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Power and Standards: An Emerging Culture on the Border and Lost in Translation|
|Author||:||Rina Cecilia Grijalva|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|