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Broad and Gates Join forces to Launch Learn to Eat
"America is falling behind in preparing students for jobs, for college, and for life," said Oprah. We want every student to accept the responsibility for charting or her educational path, and we know food is a powerful incentive."
"You can't manage what you don't measure," announced the Business Roundtable, applauding the institution of daily tests.
Denouncing the suggestion that if a majority of a teacher's students don't meet the benchmarks, then the teacher shouldn't get to eat either," a representative from the NEA said, "From the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, our teachers are working hard to make sure that every student receives a quality education that will prepare them to be successful 21st century workers in the global economy. We welcome efforts to ask students to step up to the plate and accept responsibility for their progress, but it is counter-productive to starve teachers when students don't measure up."
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