Misguided law masks real progress schools have made

Commentary | September 5, 2007 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Reading the paper I noticed that Ballard is once again on the list of "academically struggling" schools. It didn't make a lot of sense, until I read the fine print of the Leave No Child Behind law. This law slices and dices the student body until one sub-group emerges of students who aren't doing well.

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