Thursday, January 13, 2005

No Child Left Behind: New High School Initiative Announced

Today President Bush announced the High School Initiative which will set standards for high school diplomas and particularly impact Reading, Math, and Science. AP and IB programs will expand, and State Scholars program will be established. The goals of increasing student achievement are good, but if proper accommodations are not provided for students with disabilities, then many of these students will unfairly penalized.

Bush outlines high school student plans
Transforming the Federal Role in Education

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