Tom Chapin’s satirical song “Its Not On The Test” is worth a look. Even if you are a fan of No Child Left Behind this issues he raises need an answer.
I particularly like the jab at shout TV which reduces all discourse to name calling. Education reform is a deep and important topic and our current confrontational political culture isn’t serving us well in this – or many other – areas.
He has a web site with good links and more information at Its Not On the Test.
Yeah the video production values could have been better – but the music is great and the message is delivered in a fun way using the kids.