One size fits few: the folly of educational standards

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Heinemann, Apr 9, 1999 - Education - 154 pages
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One Size Fits Few is a sharp, pointed pin with which to deflate the overblown pro-Standards movement.

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User Review  - Ann El-moslimany - Goodreads

I am always pleased to read a book by someone who knows that children -just like the rest of us- are individuals who blossom and grow in their own way and in their own time. I picked up the book ... Read full review

Review: One Size Fits Few: The Folly of Educational Standards

User Review  - Jen Kilpatrick - Goodreads

Great read for any educator. Poignant and true. Onanian says it better than I ever could, so I'll leave it a that. Just read it. :) Read full review


Whats Wrong with Standards
Standard Timetables for Nonstandard Kids
The Rich Get Richer the Poor Get Ignored

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SUSAN OHANIAN is a longtime teacher and free-lance writer whose articles have appeared in periodicals ranging from the Atlantic and Washington Monthly to Phi Delta Kappan and Education Week. Visit for a wealth of information on education issues and to learn more about Susan Ohanian. You'll find commentary, cartoons, letters, resources, quotes and a word of the day offering children a provocative way to increase their vocabulary. Her email address is: