Are you in the mood for a demonstration of investigative scholarship written in journalistic style?

If so, curl up in a comfy chair and read this saga, wherein the LouisianaRecovery School District makes claims that cannot be substantiated.

If this is true, if data are so easily manipulated and fabricated, why should we trust any data from state, local, or federal officials who seek advantage by painting a false picture of either amazing progress or sharp failure?

Crazy Crawfish previously worked in the assessment section of the Louisiana Department of Education.

He writes: “Reformers and the RSD in particular fear the truth and embrace lies and subterfuge. They actually seem to hate children and the poor, and delight in stripping resources from the poorest of our citizens to line the private coffers of their donors. You really won’t believe some of the other arguments RSD is making.”