Ed Sec on 'No Child Left Behind': 'We Are Lying to Children and Parents'

The Obama administration is gearing up for an overhaul of the Bush administration's controversial "No Child Left Behind" education reform law. "Few laws have generated more debate. Few subjects divide educators so intensely," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said today. "Many teachers complain bitterly about NCLB's emphasis on testing. Principals hate being labeled as failures. Superintendents say it wasn't adequately funded. And many parents just view it as a toxic brand that isn't helping...Full Story
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