During the last fifteen years, the reputation of the federal government in education has gone downhill.
No Child Left Behind
From Complaining to Helping
Higher education has a bone to pick with public schools. Too many high school graduates entering colleges and universities are not prepared for post-secondary education. That complaint is true enough, but the missing element is that lower education cannot improve...
Will Education Flourish After NCLB’s Repeal?
No other federal law has generated more hostility from teachers and other educators than the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). That statute has been denounced for causing too much testing of school children, making teachers “teach to the test” to avoid penalties, and...