Our Golden Opportunity

Many of you know what our students have had to endure regarding No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Far from the origins of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, which was designed to help close the resource gap between schools in affluent communities and schools in communities of poverty More…

Name Games with ESEA Reauthorization

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed another bad bill with a good name.  We all remember the last time.  No Child Left Behind.  Good name. But angelic names always hide their devils in the details, and what we’ve come to know as No Child Left Untested has devastated students, demoralized teachers, and marginalized More…