[Susan notes: This strong letter that describes teachers' emotions so well, provoked strong comment:
Published in Sacramento Bee
To the editor
The article on Sunday on the upcoming reform of the disastrous No Child Left Behind law was frustrating. About 82,000 out of 100,000 schools could be deemed "underperforming" soon. Nearly all public schools are to be labeled as such by the law's 2014 deadline. This was a massive, intentional flaw in NCLB.
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