I Want to Get Rid of No Child Left Behind

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    Tomorrow Will Be Hell.

      So tomorrow I will be sitting in the same cramped classroom for four hours with twenty-thirty other students taking the TAKS test (Texas assessment of knowledge and skills). The TAKS test like all standardized testing teaches students to memorize useless facts and...
    FullMoonBrunch FullMoonBrunch
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    Section 9528

    I used to do some journolistic work and I did some reseach on this.Students were going to register for the draft to find out that they already are. All because of a very sneaky section on NCLB. Under section 9528 (right between sections on how the money is to be spent) any public...
    LostLotus LostLotus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2011

    To Void the Test

    I told my kids they could Void the test and that they should I think there should be a massive Voiding on these test it can be done on the NV and CA tests and it should work on all of them   if kids are encouraged to Void the test in mass number then they...
    librakitty05 librakitty05
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    Nclb Never Worked

    As an educator (and parent) NCLB at its conception was created with good intentions; however, the way it was written, administered, goverened, etc was a complete failure. I admit it, I am from Texas where the idiotic thing was conceived (do not blame me, I didn't vote for the...
    wilecoyote10 wilecoyote10
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2011


        i want to get rid of no child left behind ? i was a  special needs kid . a learning disability . no child left behind forced me to do remedial education . nightmares . there has to be a better way to get our schools to do better .
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    Aug 21, 2009
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