Miller On NCLB

George Miller’s comments about No Child Left Behind on PBS’ News Hour last week are important reading for all you tea leaf watchers out there…counter to the CW…

Here’s a taste:

But I think what is happening now is we are starting to turn the corner. I think more and more members of Congress are starting to understand that this legislation is in fact starting to get some very positive results, and it’s starting to close the gap between majority and minority students, between rich and poor students. It’s starting to put more time on task for students so that they will have the chance to read at grade level and to progress with what that means for that, to have that capability.

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