Commentary: Obama must revise NCLB

11/11/2008 | Forbes

Although the current economic downturn might prohibit President-elect Barack Obama from pursuing some of his campaign promises regarding education, a commentary in Forbes states that decisions must be made regarding NCLB. The writer says the law has turned every school into a "test-preparation factory," and Obama should immediately change NCLB by eliminating the unrealistic 2014 deadline for 100% proficiency and looking for more local and state solutions to improving education.

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