11/10/2008

Denise Juneau, Montana's new superintendent of public instruction, said she will push for local interests to be part of the national conversation surrounding the reauthorization of NCLB, and hopes some parts of the law will be changed. "Unless we get some serious relief from Congress and the next president, then every school will fail. It won't just be our Indian community schools," said a local union leader. "The No Child Left Behind legislation presumes all children will be proficient by 2014 in reading and math. And statistically, it can't happen."

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