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  - Nan - Goodreads

Oh mercy. I give five star ratings only to books that profoundly touch me or rock my world. Susan Ohanian's One Size Fits Few has moved me from just raging against high stakes testing to questioning ... Read full review


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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: