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A Closer Look (Education: No Child Left Behind) #788754

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The provisions of the No Child Left Behind Law outlined on screen.

(Salt Lake City: Bill Redeker) The rebellion in Utah & other states against the education law examined; scenes shown from the Amelia Earhart Elementary School†† in Provo, Utah; map shown of states protesting the law; details given of Utah's possible loss of federal funds. [Principal Rosemarie SMITH†- says the requirement to test disabled students is immoral.] [National Education Assn. president Reg WEAVER†- says the law is underfunded by billions.] [Utah state legislature Margaret DAYTON†- sets state priorities.] [Education Secretary Margaret SPELLINGS†- responds.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Redeker, Bill

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