None of the above

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June 20, 2011
The American Prospect
by Sam Petulla  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"It's hard to tell whether Education Secretary Arne Duncan, a former basketball star, is faking a pass. But if Congress doesn't reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB) -- the Bush-era education-reform law that used standardized tests to hold schools accountable for performance -- by the time kids go back to school this fall, Duncan is threatening to ignore it. The education secretary said he would use the authority NCLB grants him to issue regulation waivers to school districts in exchange for reforms consistent with the Obama administration's goals." [editor's note: Altho this is the usual "for the chiyildrrenn" progressive rant, I just had to include it if only for the title - SAT] (06/20/11)

http://prospect.org/cs/articles?article=d_none_of_the_above  

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