However, study after study demonstrate widening chasms in educational achievement, shrinking and standardization of the curriculum, along with the elimination of effective teaching methods.
In 2001, the federal government enacted the No Child Left Behind Act due to the falling education levels of American children in the global community.
In this paper I will state my opposition to this legislation because of its basis on standardized testing as the foundation for measuring our nation's schools, teachers, and students.
I will investigate this legislation and its effect on everyone involved.
In a perfect world all children would be equal, and they would learn without any reservation throughout their school career, but the world is not perfect and unfortunately our nation's children come from diverse backgrounds that prevent such an equal school environment.
As a future educator I have learned that all children are unique and diverse.