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Fairtest Lauds New Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll Showing Public Strongly Opposes "No Child Left Behind" Testing Scheme
achieve in their present school while 25% chose offering student the opportunity to transfer to another school.
"Across the U.S., this sentiment is forging a strong, bipartisan national movement to overturn politically motivated testing mandates
that undermine equity and educational quality, and replace them with accountability systems that actually help improve school quality,"
FairTest's Schaeffer continued. "Earlier this summer, California officials had to back down from a plan to require members of the current
senior class to pass a test in order to graduate in the face of strong public pressure. Federal policy makers who continue to support NCLB need to heed this message."
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A FairTest position statement, "Why 'No Child Left Behind' Will Fail Our Children," is available at
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