'No Child' Law Hits Inner-City Schools Hard

Not one of the 50 states has met the "quality" teacher standard established by the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act. America's inner-city classrooms have been some of the hardest hit by the law's penalties for not meeting standards.

Ed Gordon speaks with Michael Rebell, a professor at Columbia University's Teachers College and executive director of The Campaign for Educational Equity.

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