Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for a massive congressional overhaul of George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind Act on Monday. He cited changes like improving preschool education access, streamlining standardize testing, and providing teachers and principles with more resources.
"I believe we can work together, Republicans and Democrats, move beyond the out-of-date and tired and prescriptive No Child Left Behind law," Duncan told a crowd of politicians and educators in a Washington, D.C., library.
Sorry, students, but Duncan's revamp wouldn't eliminate the dreaded math and reading standardized testing.
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