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Schools Shell Out to Meet Standards

The No Child Left Behind Act, a federal law requiring schools to raise educational levels, requires annual testing of reading and math to hold schools accountable. Schools are forced to undergo restructuring if they don't meet federal standards.
The No Child Left Behind Act, a federal law requiring schools to raise educational levels, requires annual testing of reading and math to hold schools accountable. Schools are forced to undergo restructuring if they don't meet federal standards.

"What NCLB doesn't give us is the extra funds" for additional staff and programming, a superintendent said.

The Campaign for Education Equity, based at Columbia University's Teachers College, called on federal legislators Thursday to provide necessary funding to schools to help them meet federal requirements.

This article, written by Christy Goodman, appeared in the March 31st. 2006 publication of The Examiner.


Published Sunday, Apr. 2, 2006

Schools Shell Out to Meet Standards

The No Child Left Behind Act, a federal law requiring schools to raise educational levels, requires annual testing of reading and math to hold schools accountable. Schools are forced to undergo restructuring if they don't meet federal standards.

"What NCLB doesn't give us is the extra funds" for additional staff and programming, a superintendent said.

The Campaign for Education Equity, based at Columbia University's Teachers College, called on federal legislators Thursday to provide necessary funding to schools to help them meet federal requirements.

This article, written by Christy Goodman, appeared in the March 31st. 2006 publication of The Examiner.


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