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The federal government is not responsible for teaching our children. That is the responsibility of the states. So even if we had national standards, unless the feds decided to take over schooling, those standards will mean nothing without the states Do we need a basic rewrite of No Child Left Behind?
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Randi, you mentioned in a previous post that the road to school improvement lies with: "To reach high standards, there must be a high-quality curriculum, solid professional development, and fair, objective assessments." So then why is it that you propose Do we need a basic rewrite of No Child Left Behind?
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Ryan, NCLB was not a breakthrough moment in education but in politics. It was remarkable that both Republicans and Democrats could both agree on something as contentious as education. But for education, NCLB has done nothing to improve our students' Do we need a basic rewrite of No Child Left Behind?
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Perhaps you should have rephrased the discussion question to “How can we pretend to improve our schools without really doing so?” NCLB has dramatically changed reporting and “accountability”, but has it improved our students’ education? Certainly, the NAEP suggests modest Do we need a basic rewrite of No Child Left Behind?
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Perhaps you should have rephrased the discussion question to “How can we pretend to improve our schools without really doing so?” NCLB has dramatically changed reporting and “accountability”, but has it improved our students’ education? Certainly, the NAEP suggests modest Do we need a basic rewrite of No Child Left Behind?
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