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Child and Youth Studies
John Mc Namara

Chys 2P15 – Lecture 4 Term 2 Response Paper – March 15 (main focus on questions 3 and 4) Artifacts – April 2  3 different artifacts that relate to 3 different issues  Vulnerable children School Reform  Political process with the goal of improving public education  Even small improvements have resulted in large social returns (health, well-being, financial)  Small change at school board level = significant change at social level  Meager scale – measured reading scores across, no improvement in skills from 1971 to 2008  Stagnant growth in academic achievement  Money has increased significantly although still no improvement  United States specifically, spending most money on education and there achievements are well below average Not for a Lack of Resources  4 billion reach for the top grants  Classroom demographics o Student population since 1970 has increased by 8% o Number of teachers rose by 61% o Student teach ratio has dropped  It’s not the lack of teaching, not ratio, not grants, not money  We have yet to discover the real curriculum based reforms within the classroom So why the Meager results  Education reformers have yet to discover transformative changes in curriculum or the way it was delivered  Ineffective teachers – emotional environment (empath
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