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No Child Left Behind: A Lost Decade for Educational Progress

No Child Left Behind: A Lost Decade for Educational Progress

No Child Left Behind: A Lost Decade for Educational Progress News of the following important report is from a news release of Fair Test. The federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law “failed badly both in terms of its own goals and more broadly,” leading to a decade of educational stagnation. That is the central conclusion of a major new [...]

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

Part Two By Linda Dobson Many parents are beginning to see that in a classroom filled with 20 to 30 children, their child receives an equivalent fraction of attention. (A recent University of California Los Angeles project reveals the average schooled student receives seven minutes of personal attention for each day spent in the [...]

Missouri School Offers Glimpse at Emerging Damage of No Child Left Behind Debacle

Missouri School Offers Glimpse at Emerging Damage of No Child Left Behind Debacle

"The story of Hanna Woods is being repeated nationwide this fall as thousands of schools fail to meet the standards of the federal No Child Left Behind act." So begins a Friday, Dec. 4 St. Louis Post-Dispatch article by Valerie Schremp Hahn titled "Schools Falling Farther Behind." In order to grasp what's happening at the little elementary [...]