sam's notes

notes on government, sports and popular culture

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

.....Connecticut is the first state to challenge the No Child Left Behind Act in court, asking "a federal judge to declare that the federal government cannot require state and local money be used to meet federal testing goals."

I've heard both teachers and our school board complain about NCLB. I'm sympathetic. But federal, state and local governments hand down unfunded mandates all the time, right? The first thing that comes to my mind are environmental regulations and conditional-use zoning requirements.......


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