Is it possible to have a child-centered approach in ...019 - Julie Bennett
In this episode we speak with Dr. William Jeynes, Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach about standardized testing in America. How did testing and our industrial model come about, and is it right for young children?
Professor Jeynes is most interested in how research can be applied to public policy, especially quantitative and qualitative research on bridging the achievement gap, parental involvement, religious commitment, historical trends, school choice, family structure, religious schools, discrimination, bullying, reading instruction, and public policy.
Dr. Jeynes is a well-known public speaker having spoken in 49 US states in the country and in every inhabited continent, including Peking University, Moscow State University, and has been a consultant for both the U.S. and South Korean governments.
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