Washington Post Op. Ed. -- April 9, 2007 by David Keyes
Written five years ago to reduce the "achievement gap," the No Child Left Behind Act has in fact created a gap in American education. Its pressure to raise test scores has caused many schools to give poor and minority students an impoverished education that focuses primarily on basic skills.
Below is a list of ways you can work towards overhauling the federal law. For a few items, we have links for more detailed info. In the near future, we will provide additional links - things like how to organize a forum (#1).
Hold a public forum in your community to discuss NCLB.
Persuade your organizations to pass resolutions calling for reform of NCLB: