The Vermont Society for the Study of Education, a group small in number but very large in spirit, has launched a full frontal assault on DIBELS, the first part of an offensive against Reading First and against NCLB.
A slim 57 page book edited by Ken Goodman, this document challenges the federally-imposed regimen that demeans and diminishes teacher professionalism and harms children.
Examining Dibels: What It is and What It Does
Table of Contents:
Appendix: A brief summary of each Sub-Test in DIBELS
Companion to the book is the DIBELS Clearinghouse
In the spirit of grassroots activism and the regeneration of teacher professionalism (and with the generosity of Ken Goodman), The Vermont Society for the Study of Education (VSSE) is selling the book for the price of shipping and handling. Send $5.95 to
P. O. Box 186
Brandon, VT 05733