There is plenty of noise and discussion around the idea that No Child Left Behind’s timetables for improvement are too hasty. What you hear a lot less is the idea that six or seven years is a long time for parents and kinds to wait though a lot of people feel that way. Jim Peyser is one and he is saying so in MA. Peyser’s idea, to triage schools, is what states are going to have to do going forward on NCLB. Background here.