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Poll Question on NCLB

The Josephson Institute (Character Counts) is running a poll on NCLB, asking this question:

Legislators in Minnesota are planning to take a stand against the federal government this month by introducing a bill that would end the state's
participation in No Child Left Behind.

Can public schools afford to shirk the demands of NCLB and forfeit federal funds?

Yes or No.



Here are the answers so far.


Yes. (24) 73%
No. (9) 27%


The comments are revealing.

The poll can be found in the Character Counts
Chronicle, vol 14, number 1, January 2008.

http://www.charactercounts.org/poll.htm

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