Wednesday, April 25, 2007

What's Next for NCLB

In the April issue of the American School Board Journal

As talk swirls around Washing­ton over the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind law, a bipartisan commission has weighed in with a 230-page blueprint for expanding the controversial legislation. And if you read between the lines of the report and the reaction to it, some interesting -- though ultimately not surprising -- trends start to emerge.

  • Trend #1: NCLB -- and testing -- isn’t going away
  • Trend #2: Teachers don’t like the report
  • Trend #3: National standards are on the table
  • Trend #4: Unlike others, these recommendations carry weight

Read more HERE.

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