The Transylvania Times -

By Jeff McDaris
Everyday Education 

Educational Excellenc And Poverty

 

Last updated 11/5/2012 at 8:37am



No Child Left Behind, President G.W. Bush’s educational centerpiece set original goals that were largely unattainable. President Obama’s educational efforts have had test scores used as the primary (in some cases sole) measure for determining teacher effectiveness. Further, the Obama administration has promoted charter schools to a degree that often hurts public education in small rural communities with good schools in place already simply because of his experiences with the poor schooling in Chicago.

Governor Romney’s goals for educational reform include many of the same ambitions...



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