Effect of Stimulus on NCLB Renewal Mulled
Even as states and school districts prepare to absorb billions of dollars in economic-stimulus aid for education, policymakers and analysts are quietly discussing whether the infusion of federal cash may reshape the landscape around reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.
The 7-year-old law has long been criticized as underfunded—a critique some say has less validity after passage last month of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, whose aims include stemming a potential wave of layoffs and programmatic cuts in education.
Some practitioners and education organizations argue, however, that problems with the accountability system at the heart of the No Child Left Behind law remain unchanged, despite the unprecedented new education funding...
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