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Questions About Last Week’s NCLB Poll

By Alexander Russo — June 04, 2007 1 min read

It’s no secret that lots of people don’t like NCLB, especially among school- and classroom-level educators, but last week’s Scripps poll and story on what the public at large thinks and knows (Majority would like ‘no child’ law left behind) might not have been so dramatic as it seems, according to Eduwonk and others. Check out the numbers and the questions and you’ll see in several places they’ve been combined to make things seem worse. For example, only 14 percent of those polled actually want NCLB repealed.

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