NCLB waivers should not be unconditional: New accountability strategy needed
from The Huffington Post (commentary)
As Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says, the No Child Left Behind Act "is creating a slow-motion train wreck for children, parents and teachers." This is due particularly to NCLB's unrealistic, ineffective, punitive and harmful accountability requirements. States must bring virtually 100 percent of students to academic "proficiency" by 2014.
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