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Let’s Scrap No Child Left Behind

with Diane Ravitchvia RedState
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

I have been increasingly outspoken about the negative impact that NCLB has had on our children’s education, and consequently on our children’s future...

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The Regulated Lives of Teachers

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

No, I don't think the dilemmas you describe are as omnipresent in all of life's vocations as they are in teaching...

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Letters: Many Children Are Being Left Behind

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Monday, October 8, 2007

Re “Get Congress Out of the Classroom,” by Diane Ravitch (Op-Ed, Oct. 3)...

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Voucher Vote

with Milton Friedmanvia Daily Herald (UT)
Sunday, October 7, 2007

Bring on the school voucher debate...

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West Hills Community College District marks 75 years

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, October 5, 2007

West Hills College has come a long way since Dixie Welborn was one of four graduates in 1947...

Analysis and Commentary

Dumbing Education Down

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 5, 2007

President George W. Bush's signature education reform -- the No Child Left Behind Act -- is coming in for a close inspection in Congress...

Analysis and Commentary

Proficiency Illusion

by Liam Julianvia National Review Online
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Tests are getting easier, but student scores on them are stagnating...

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State ranks above average in WASL "proficiency" definition

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Seattle Times
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Last week, the results of a national test called the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that Washington fourth- and eighth-graders score above average compared to their counterparts in other states...

Analysis and Commentary

Get Congress Out of the Classroom

by Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Despite the rosy claims of the Bush administration, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 is fundamentally flawed...

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Ravitch: Feds, States Should Switch Roles

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Diane Ravitch, one of the nation's most influential education writers, gets prime real estate on today's New York Times op-ed page to argue for dramatic changes to NCLB...

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