Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Guess What?

Our children are being left behind by "No Child Left Behind". But, you ask, "how could that happen?" It defies the very name of the program. It's really pretty simple - when the government mandates what to teach and how to teach it, something has to give.  And, give it has...via a press release from PDK/Gallup...

Public Worried That Narrowed Curriculum Will Leave Children Behind

Americans worry the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is pushing art, science, health, and social studies out of the classroom. According to this year's PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, one in two Americans believe that NCLB is limiting what children are taught, and a large majority of Americans believe that their schools must do more to prepare young people to succeed in our [...]

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