Source: New York Times

President Obama Signs Into Law a Rewrite of No Child Left Behind

“The whole purpose behind the original bill was to ensure that there were consistent standards and federal oversight to make sure that states and localities were doing the right thing by poor children, by children who needed that assistance the most, and reducing that and granting so much discretion to states is just worrisome,” said Leslie Proll, the [Director of Policy] at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. “Some states will do the right thing, and that’s great, others may not, and therein lies the problem.”

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