Class Struggle: Thomas S. Dee

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 09/17/2010

What No Child Left Behind did and didn't do

No Child Left Behind, the most influential and infuriating federal education law in 40 years, is not quite dead, but getting close. The Obama administration and Congress say they will discard it soon for something different. Nobody's paying much attention to it any more. The term AYP has fallen out of favor among us education writers.

By Jay Mathews  |  05:30 AM ET, 09/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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