House GOP Betrayed Parents Passing the Student Success Act

By Emmett McGroarty - Posted at Truth in American Education:

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)
Photo credit: Gage Skidmore (CC-By-SA 2.0)
The Republican leadership in the US House of Representatives has worked a tremendous disservice on its members and the American children, parents, and taxpayers. Yesterday, after heavy wrangling by Republican leadership, the House of Representatives passed HR5, the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

By failing to eliminate or even curb the federal testing mandates, the bill instead serves the testing industry rather than the people. Under NCLB, that industry has grown to a $2 billion per year industry. ...

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