The only 'failure' is NCLB itself
Goodbye for now, and good riddance, No Child Left Behind.
Minnesota was one of 10 states to get the go-ahead last week to scrap easily one of the most frowned upon federal education mandates in America. NCLB forced teachers to teach to the test and if a school didn’t make the grade it was tagged a “failure.” Giving our schools an F is one thing, giving them that F without considering all the circumstances, like how diverse some of our schools are, was, for the most part, unfair.
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