Critics say proposed NCLB overhaul continues focus on testing

03/31/2010 | eSchool News (free registration)

The Obama administration is proposing in its revamp of No Child Left Behind that new standards ensure students are ready for college or a career and allow states to use subjects other than reading and mathematics to gauge school progress. Critics point out that testing is still a major focus of Obama's proposal. "In essence, the NCLB template has been modified but is still in place," said Diane Ravitch, an education historian and researcher.

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