The federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), one of President Bush's initiatives, was passed in 2002 with the goal of improving the performance of U.S. primary and secondary schools by requiring states to adopt comprehensive accountability systems for identifying and improving underperforming schools. The law is due for reauthorization and between inaction in Congress and President Obama's shift in education priorities, its future and its value seem uncertain.
February 6, 2012, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
September 23, 2011, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
August 8, 2011, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
March 24, 2010, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
Opinion | The New Republic
March 18, 2010, Diane Ravitch and Ben Wildavsky
March 15, 2010, Ben Wildavsky
February 2010, Alan Berube
Opinion | The New York Times
August 28, 2009, Tom Loveless and Michael J. Petrilli
February 25, 2009, Tom Loveless
February 2009, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
Report | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute
June 18, 2008, Tom Loveless
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