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No Child Left Behind and Urban Development

In the second half of ANTH 394 we discuss the impact of the No Child Left Behind policy on urban development. John Oliver has an insightful "rant" about the policy and standardized testing.

For some reason, I can't post the link, so go ahead and google "John Oliver" and "Standardized Tests" and you can watch it on YouTube


  • A fine rant! And a completely crazy, poorly considered policy that displays limited understanding of education, either in process or purpose.

    The link is at

    Users of most browsers will see a blank space when a YouTube URL is added to a page because of browser security paranoia, but it is still there. Look for a symbol or notice in or around the address bar (the URL) of your browser - typically a warning yellow triangle or red cross - and click it then, from the dialogue that pops up, allow the browser to display what it might refer to as insecure, unsafe or untrusted content. Because the Landing cleans up unsafe content and will not allow embedding of anything it has not cleaned up, you can safely trust it. Here is the actual video:

    Jon Dron May 19, 2016 - 11:54am

  • Thanks, Jon. I was wondering. It doesn't happen with all YouTube links, just some.

    Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown May 19, 2016 - 12:04pm

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