Many Children Left Behind: How the No Child Left Behind Act Is Damaging Our Children and Our Schools (Paperback)
A citizen's guide to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 argues that the bill changed education for the worse by imposing unrealistic standards for testing and harsh sanctions against schools that do not comply. Original.
About the Author
The editors and contributors are all highly respected experts in education and founding members of the Forum for Education and Democracy, a nonprofit organization for social change.
"This is a valuable and insightful look at the most sweeping school-reform policy in 35 years." —Booklist
"This book is a clarion call for a public education that serves all children well and a reminder that our functioning democracy is at stake." —Publishers Weekly
"Many Children Left Behind does a chilling job of summarizing the case against the NCLB educational law and the policies put into place during George W. Bush’s administration. It reveals the fallacies, the hidden agendas and the distortions embedded in this act . . . This book marks an important stage in the dialogue about the future of American education." —NoChildLeft.com