Will NCLB Be Ended or Mended? Will the New Name Be “Every Child Counts?”

Secretary Arne Duncan, Sen. Harkin (D), Sen. Enzi (R) and Sen. Alexander (R)

President Obama made it clear that education is a top priority during his State of the Union Address. But will the troubled No Child Left Behind program be repaired or replaced? In this segment U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is joined by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) in a national press call following the President’s address. They outline the changes ahead for NCLB and share, possibly for the first time, what the name of the new program may be. How about, “Every Child Counts”?

Play Episode Subscribe on iTunes
Share 2.0K
May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is joined by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)The senators, who currently serve on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, which Harkin chairs, will call for fixing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, commonly known as No Child Left Behind.
More from Errol St.Clair Smith

Leave a comment