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Updated look at No Child



Test scores are still rising, and achievement gaps are still narrowing, since No Child Left Behind became law in 2002, according to the latest report on the subject from the Center on Education Policy.

But echoing last year's conclusions, the report also says it remains unclear how much No Child can be credited for the trend lines. Or how much the gains are due to real learning versus other factors, such as more test prep or narrowing curriculum.

To see the full report, click here. To see the section on Florida, click here. To see a St. Petersburg Times story that looked some of the same national test data last fall, click here.

- Ron Matus, state education reporter

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:48am]


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