Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Obama Wants "No Child Left Behind Rewritten"



EDUCATION REFORM
  • Obama to Congress: rewrite No Child Left Behind by fall (By Amanda Paulson, Christian Science Monitor) Under the current law, schools are labeled as failing when a single subgroup fails to make the targeted progress for that year, a standard that has led to a number of suburban schools – like Kenmore, where Obama spoke – where white students are doing well but the school is labeled underperforming because minorities or students with disabilities are not meeting the targets.

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