She urges that legislators attempting to rewrite No Child Left Behind provide sufficient resources to educators and students through a reform model known as community schools.
Congress is debating how to rewrite No Child Left Behind, and whether kids should take annual standardized tests for "accountability" purposes every year is a big issue. Here's a look at the issue.
She asks him to drop annual standardized testing in the rewrite of No Child Left Behind.
Teacher testifies before Senate education committee at first No Child Left Behind hearing
They both embraced standardized testing but there is at least one big difference.
Key education issues were left out.
'The gap between my hope and the outcome of NCLB is far wider than any gap in test scores could ever be.'
The issue is central to the new No Child Left Behind rewrite debate.
They issued a joint statement that reveals misplaced belief in a core principle of No Child Left Behind.
Read the education secretary's address yourself.