"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

NCLB Immoral AND Unlawful?

Connecticut's Blumenthal continues to hammer away at the obvious:
. . .The U.S. Department of Education has suggested that Connecticut streamline its test and offer a less expensive version that would include only multiple-choice questions, but Blumenthal said even a simpler test would cost about $4 million more than what the federal government provides.

"No matter how you mince words or rework the math, the federal government is breaking the law - grossly shortchanging Connecticut in education funding," Blumenthal said. . . .

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