Vested Interests? | Tami Reis-Frankfort

Tami Reis-Frankfort:
Are catch-up reading programmes really helping children catch-up?

Originally posted on Horatio Speaks:

“Madam, how like you this play?”

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” – Hamlet

A popular tactic in arguments is to attack the person bearing a displeasing message. This ad hominem response works by slapping emotive labels on opponents in an attempt to stop other people thinking about what they are saying. At times I have seen this tendency rise to feverish heights in politics, and in education. It’s a tendency that currently seems to be growing in the Labour…

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