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A New Petition Asking for Changes in NCLB

Dear Friends of Public Education,

Taking back our public schools is the first step in taking back our country. To do that we must demand our congress writes a No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law that improves educational opportunity in all classrooms without the detriment to learning and teaching that has occurred due to the pressure put on the education system to âteach to the test.â

ACT immediately, remain vigilant to the changes congress makes, and spread the word. There is not much time. Congressional hearings to take public input on the NCLB law end on March 26. The last day to sign this petition . This is a quick easy way to make our collective voices heard. Take a stand and be counted among those that support our public schools.

After March 26th, continuing your efforts can include:

1) Contacting your representatives to see if they read your petition (itâs short; there is no excuse not to). Ask if they understand the principles or if they need clarifying.

2) Follow the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act through Congress. NCLB is the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in disguise.

3) When elections roll around, take that opportunity to make education the national issue it deserves to be and drive home the fact that you want effective public education that meets the needs of your community.


Victoria M. Young


P.S. Please forward or copy and paste this message and send it on to all your friends and family members and organizations concerned about public education. Please do it now. Once this law is reauthorized, we live with the results for six more years.

P.S.S. So people in general trust Bill Gates and Eli Broad? Is that why everyone is playing nice?

— Victoria M. Young
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