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As Bush, Spellings Exit, They Put Last Signatures on No Child Left Behind

Ohanian Comment: Since
Education Week complains if I post whole
articles, I post the relevant sentence. Go to
the url below for the article. If you aren't a
subscriber, you can ask me to send it to you,
and if I don't get too many requests, I'll do
it.

People in the know say that NCSL staffers are v
professional, and non-partisan.


by David J. Hoff

Through its last days in office, the Bush
administration was seeking to preserve its
legacy under the No Child Left Behind Act. . .
.
"I see these efforts by [Ms. Spellings] as a
way of fending off the fundamental problem that
everybody agrees with, which is that AYP
sucks,"said David Shreve, the federal-affairs
counsel for education for the National
Conference of State Legislatures. . . .



— David J. Hoff
Education Week
2009-01-21
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2009/01/21/18nclb.h28.html


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