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Repeal of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act

Susan Notes:

Some Democrats still have some gumption.

From the county Democratic party newsletter from Door County, Wisconsin.

Whereas 25% of schools are unable to meet the NCLB Act’s mandate for “adequate yearly progress”, and

Whereas the tests mandated by the law do not foster critical or independent thinking by students, and

Whereas educators must “teach to the test”, taking time from activities such as art, music and physical education,

Whereas the Act does not allow other measures of successful learning such as applied projects,

Be it resolved that the NCLB act be repealed and replaced by the "Improving Student Achievement Act", sponsored

by Senator Russell Feingold.

— newsletter
Door County, Wisconsin


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