Friday, July 11, 2008

Detroit Free Press: Get bolder in effort to lift all children's education by Susan Neuman

Tags: expertise, inequality, neuman, reform

Six years after the passage of the federal No Child Left Behind law, there is frustratingly little evidence that it will close the achievement gap between low-income, minority children and their middle-class peers. Despite the heroic attempts of many dedicated educators, NCLB-inspired school reforms, like so many others before, have failed and will continue to fail to change the trajectory of our disadvantaged children.

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