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Widespread Concern Over NCLB Dynamics, Direction

By Alexander Russo — September 12, 2007 1 min read
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NCLB fails our schools USA Today
Bill Richardson: A one-point plan for No Child Left Behind: Scrap it.

Teachers attack education lawSan Mateo Times
The state’s largest teachers’ union on Monday launched a campaign decrying the 5-year-old No Child Left Behind Act as a failure and criticizing a proposal to renew the plan as only making the situation worse.

What’s Good for Children NYT
With Congress gearing up to reauthorize the act, business leaders are rightly raising their voices in an attempt to prevent the teachers’ unions and their political allies from weakening this important law

No Race Left Behind NRO
One part of [the law] has generated surprisingly little debate, but ought to — namely the law’s requirement that schools track the scores of racial subgroups of students, and that each group hit the target pass rate on the tests.

Education Reform Goes From Bad to Worse Conservative Voice
Miller’s proposed changes to No Child Left Behind gut its school-choice provisions.

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