The future of “No Child Left Behind”
September 28, 2010
http://www.mefeedia.com/news/33025902 The Today Show
Accountability, accountability, accountability. National curriculum? National objectives? “Buying into the system?” Accountability, the accountability is in the standards. International benchmarks? Have we stopped considering each student as an individual?
A bright spot: new ways to measure the achievement, outside of the “fill in the bubbles.” There is much room for improvement in how “proficiency ” or “achievement” is defined and measured by NCLB in its current state. I guess we get to wait and see. I, as I must admit, am overly skeptical.