U.S. House speaker pledges to overhaul No Child law
By Eric Kelderman, Stateline.org Staff Writer
BOSTON - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told state legislators Congress would seek a major overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act, which states have protested as an unfunded mandate and unprecedented federal intrusion into schools.
"So different will this bill be from the original No Child Left Behind, that we're thinking of changing it's name," Pelosi said Wendesday (Aug. 8) addressing the annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
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Thursday, August 09, 2007
Pelosi on NCLB
It's pretty clear that it's time to stop wondering if it will change and start focusing on what the changes will be. From Stateline.org: