It’s 2014: Were No Children Left Behind?


“2014… All children, under federal law, are supposed to be at grade level. Spoiler alert: They’re not.

Thus begins NPR’s exploration of the failures, successes, and legacies of NCLB in the year it was to have been achieved. Here’s an excerpt from the article, written by Anya Kamenetz:

“The law required that states report more than just average test scores. It made them report, separately, the scores of traditionally disadvantaged subgroups: ethnic and racial minorities, disabled students, low-income students and English learners.
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