Thursday, June 07, 2007

Scores Up Since 'No Child' Was Signed

Study's Authors Unsure Whether to Credit Law for Gains

The nation's students have performed significantly better on state reading and math tests since President Bush signed his landmark education initiative into law five years ago, according to a major independent study released yesterday.

The study's authors warned that it is difficult to say whether or how much the No Child Left Behind law is driving the achievement gains. But Republican and Democratic supporters of the law said the findings indicate that it has been a success. Some said the findings bolster the odds that Congress will renew the controversial law this year.

Read the complete Washington Post article HERE.

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