Galax’s school superintendent joins the chorus of educators who say “No Child Left Behind” needs to be abandoned.
By April Wright, Reporter
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 5:06 am (Updated: August 29, 5:58 am)
As standards continue to rise for Adequate Yearly Progress, the benchmarks are becoming more and more unobtainable, said Galax Schools’ Superintendent Bill Sturgill.
“No Child Left Behind served as a great platform to encourage high expectations for schools,” said Sturgill. “But benchmarks of 100 percent are unrealistic... By design, No Child Left Behind has ran its course.”
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