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Education / Math Scores / No Child Left Behind Act #741867

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The rise in national math test scores noted.

(Atlanta: Catherine Mitchell) Education's No Child Left Behind Act examined in light of recent national test scores; scenes shown from Marietta High School in Atlanta, where all students have to pass the same test. [Principal Gordon PRITZ†, Secretary of Education Rod PAIGE†- talk about the rules for successful schools.] [Limited English proficiency teacher David COX†- cites the students who cannot pass the test.] The question of whether this law is realistic & whether schools like Marietta will have to forego federal funds noted. [National Education Assn. Reg WEAVER†- questions the law for its one-size fits all approach.] [PRITZ - calls for a real-world application of the rules.]

Brown, Aaron;
Mitchell, Catherine

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