Performance Goal 1 — Reading and Mathematics — By 2013-14, all students will reach high standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in reading and mathematics.
Performance Goal 2 — Limited English Proficient Students — All Limited English proficient students will become proficient in English and reach high academic standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in reading and mathematics.
Performance Goal 3 — Highly Qualified Teachers — By 2005-06, all students will be taught by highly qualified teachers.
Performance Goal 4 — Safe and Drug Free Schools — All students will be educated in learning environments that are safe, drug free, and conducive to learning.
Performance Goal 5 — Graduation Rate — All students will graduate from high school.
When a public law holds public schools accountable for their failure in achieving unachievable goals, what is the purpose of that law? Is it to prove the failure of the public schools, to demonstrate the uncaring stupidity of those who signed built this law, or both?