Federal Opinion

Could an Updated NCLB Help Boys?

By Richard Whitmire — June 28, 2011 1 min read
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Of course it could, by eliminating the obvious gender loophole from the first version of the law. RiShawn Biddle and I make the argument in USA Today.

Given that thousands of schools are likely to escape stiff federal accountability in the new version, it should not be considered onerous to add gender accountability to the schools where that would make a huge difference.

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