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Failure is good for you?

While there is no research evidence showing that failing and humiliating schools improves the performance of students, NCLB relies upon these tactics to motivate school reform.

(See NY Times article, "How a Good School Can Fail on Paper," October 8, 2003 by Michael Winerip.)

Heavy on punishment, short on cash and big on choice, NCLB's privatization agendas are becoming increasingly evident.