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Seek Simplicity ...and Distrust It

author: Lee S. Shulman
description: "Alfred North Whitehead's dictum about the virtues and dangers of simplicity helps explain why we are confused about what kind of evidence should be used to guide education policy. We often have lots of evidence to choose from; the problem is making sense of it and drawing the right lessons."
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published in: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
published: June 8, 2005
posted to site: 07/04/2005