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The legacy of "No Child Left Behind" and what's next for education policy (discussion with David Plank)

January 4, 2016
KQED
David Plank discusses both the positive and negative characteristics of the outgoing policy and looks forward to changes brought about by the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
By 
Dave Iverson

Many educators and parents are applauding the end of the "No Child Left Behind" law-- the George W. Bush-era education policy that garnered bipartisan support at the time but has proved unsuccessful in the eyes of many. But what did it teach us, and what comes next? We'll take a look at look at the legacy of "No Child Left Behind" and hear about the new federal policy that will replace it.

Hear the discussion on Forum at KQED.