NEA to Challenge No Child Left Behind
The National Education Association is challenging parts of No Child Left Behind
"We intend to pursue every avenue to make sure that federal education policy helps further the needs of children, the cause of public education, and rights of public education employees," said NEA President Reg Weaver. "NEA is working to get clarity on the huge disconnect between the reality of law and the rhetoric used in promoting it."
Where have I heard this before? Dean on Educational Excellence
"The President's education bill is the second largest unfunded mandate (after special education) in the history of federal education legislation. It is the largest reduction of local school board decision-making power in history."
It must be tough being right all of the time.