[Susan notes: The writer is a professor of education law at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and he has written a fine letter pointing out what so many who cheer the new ESEA fail to acknowledge.]
To the editor
As your Dec. 11 news article Revamping of No Child School Act Is Signed and Prof. David L. Kirp's Dec. 10 Op-Ed essay, Left Behind No Longer, make clear, delight over a new federal education law has more to do with replacing No Child Left Behind than the substance of the new law, a periodic revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
David C. Bloomfield
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