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Obama Gets Tough On NCLB

By Alexander Russo — October 30, 2007 1 min read

Obama Fields Tough Questions At MTV/MySpace Forum

Obama slammed the Bush administration for not properly funding No Child Left Behind, saying he’d rethink the system to include art and music and more creative pursuits that foster student’s imaginations, as well as emphasizing early childhood education. (When the student who asked the question seemed unimpressed, Obama replied, “What more do you need, Mike?,” before assuring him that students for whom English is a second language would not be penalized under his revised system.)

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