Ariel GoldEnglish 10 89 hourDecemberThe No child Left Behind LawThe

Ariel GoldEnglish 10 89 hourDecemberThe No child Left Behind LawThe

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Ariel Gold English 10 8-9 hour December The No Child Left Behind Law The United States of America prides itself on its Public Education System. However, a new law, called the “No Child Left Behind Law,” could bring an end to that pride. The “No Child Left Behind Law” was intended so that the government and parents could see how students and schools were performing in the core subjects of reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. This law was put into action with only its best intentions know to the public. George W. Bush signed this bill into law in 2002. The “No Child Left Behind Law” now allows the government to take funding away from schools that have been considered failing by standardized testing. Shouldn’t schools that are failing be given a second chance at success? Students are now learning how to take a test. Students are not learning how to succeed in life once they graduate from high school. If we start to send unprepared young adults into the world who can only take a test, how can we ever advance as a society or a country in an ever competing world? Due to the “No Child Left Behind Law” public education will be
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eroded. The “No Child Left Behind Law” will decrease the fine arts education in public schools. Finally the “No Child Left Behind Law” is forcing teachers to lose creativity in an attempt to teach to the test. The “No Child Left Behind Law” is destructive to public education and should be repealed. Due to the “No Child Left Behind Law” public education will be eroded. The “No Child Left Behind Law” was passed quickly through the senate. Who could ever deny a bill so cleverly named? “This act requires all students to be proficient in reading, writing, and math by 2014.”(Almond) This is an impossible goal, and the people who wrote it know that. They want government funding to go towards private
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