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[Susan notes:

I love this letter.]

Submitted to Christian Science Monitor but not published

To the editor

Listen to the experts.

The finding that three out of four principals in one survey felt that No Child Left Behind relies too much on testing was buried deep in the Monitor's article ("Bush education law transforming the schools," January 8). It should have been the headline.

When 75% of experienced professionals in any field oppose a practice that has been imposed on them, we should pay careful attention

Stephen Krashen, Emeritus Professor, USC

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