Monday, March 15, 2010

Obama Calls for Sweeping Overhaul in Education Law



WH.gov: Weekly Address: Education for a More Competitive America & Better Future

The President discusses his blueprint for an updated Elementary and Secondary Education Act to overhaul No Child Left Behind, the latest step from his Administration to encourage change and success in Americas schools at the local level.

Obama Calls for Sweeping Overhaul in Education Law By SAM DILLON, NYTimes

President Obama spoke to students in October at a school in Silver Spring, Md., that was named a “Blue Ribbon” school under the law in 2005. The Obama administration is seeking changes to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law and proposing to eliminate provisions that have labeled one in three schools as failing.

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