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.
- Ron Matus, state education reporter