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A No Child Left Behind outcome worth saving

Publication date: Jul 29, 2015

By Seattle Times editorial board, July 28, 2015.

The nation needs a much better education law that maintains federal oversight of student achievement.

THE No Child Left Behind education law produced one outcome worth salvaging: an emphasis on holding schools accountable for the academic achievement of all students.

Now, as Congress considers two bills to reform the federal education law, some lawmakers want to loosen federal oversight of school performance — a long step backward for the nation’s education system.

Read the full article on The Seattle Times.

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