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No Child Left Behind, Four Years Later

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No Child Left Behind, Four Years Later

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No Child Left Behind, Four Years Later

No Child Left Behind, Four Years Later

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Four years ago this week, President Bush signed into law the No Child Left Behind Act, designed to raise test scores and close the achievement gap between rich and poor and white and minority students. What has it achieved so far?

Guests:

Claudio Sanchez, NPR education correspondent

David Dunn, chief of staff for the secretary of Education

Ross Wiener, policy director at the Education Trust

Joel Packer, National Education Association; manager for elementary and secondary education act policy