The Freeman's Burden:

To defend the principles of human liberty; to educate; to be vigilant against the ever expanding power of the state.

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Report: 'No Child' Left Behind the Constitution

"Concluding a yearlong study on the effectiveness of President Bush's sweeping education law, No Child Left Behind, a bipartisan panel of lawmakers drawn from many states yesterday pronounced it a flawed, convoluted and unconstitutional education reform initiative that has usurped state and local control of public schools," the New York Times reports.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

About time someone noticed the flaws in NCLB! Up to now, the worst criticism politicians could come up with was that it was underfunded, while educators were wishing that it would become unfunded. I know the public, both as a whole and as individuals, have a right to demand the best from educators, but politically driven reforms often do more harm that good.

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