A Chance to Make it Better: Reauthorization of the "No Child Left Behind" Act.
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Now as Congress and the Bush administration consider the five-year reauthorization of the law, they have the opportunity to address some of NCLB's important problems of commission and omission. The goal of closing the huge achievement gap is laudable and must be addressed effectively. The NCLB seeks to develop and implement a new federal and state relationship that provides more state and district flexibility in exchange for improved academic accountability. The reauthorized NCLB should be specific about outcomes and flexible about means of delivering these outcomes.
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|Date:||May 1, 2007|
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