Duncan hears special-education concerns on tour's first stop

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with parents, teachers and students Tuesday in West Virginia, where he launched his nationwide "listening and learning" tour to gather feedback on No Child Left Behind. Duncan heard from a special-education teacher who said her students often are frustrated by state tests that damage their self-esteem. "To have a child taking a test that it is literally impossible for them to pass and having that humiliation, and holding schools accountable for that, that doesn't make sense," Duncan said.

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