Will This Congress Give No Child Left Behind A Makeover?
Thirteen years after No Child Left Behind passed with bipartisan support, Congressional Republicans are pushing for a rewrite of the law.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 4, 2015
“And we owe the children of America a good education. And today begins a new era, a new time in public education in our country," President George W. Bush said in 2002.
Thirteen years after the passage of No Child Left Behind, this could be the year the much-criticized education law finally gets a revamp in Congress. (Video via C-SPAN)
Members of both parties acknowledge the legislation never lived up to its name. The goal was for virtually all the nation’s students to perform at grade level by 2014, and that's far from the case. (Video via U.S. Department of Education)