To Know NCLB Is to Like It, ETS Poll Finds
Familiarity with law’s emphasis on standards found to boost support
The more Americans learn about the No Child Left Behind Act, they more they like it, according to a poll scheduled to be released this week.
When asked whether they back President Bush’s K-12 initiative, respondents to the poll were evenly split over supporting the 5-year-old law. But once the questioner described the law’s goals and its emphasis on holding schools to academic standards, support for the law grew substantially, according to the poll commissioned by the Educational Testing Service.
The poll was scheduled to be released June 19, and this summer, congressional committees may act on a bill that would reauthorize the law, which is one of President...
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