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68 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 November 2007 09:01AM

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Comment author: Tom6 29 November 2007 08:45:42PM 2 points [-]

"..classroom time is now spent on preparing for tests..."

Sounds a bit like learning.

NCLB is just a way for the Feds to see if they are getting their moneys worth. They spend a lot per student and should know if the student is learning anything. It costs the school one day a year for the test. Everything on the test is what the student is supposed to be learning anyway.