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Marty Breton

The 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education was May 17. This historic decision gave every student in America a seat in the classroom. Today, the No Child Left Behind Act guarantees each student an education.

President Bush and Congress are investing more in education than at any point in history. Total K-12 federal spending has already gone up 35 percent and Title I funding-targeted to low-income students-has already increased 41 percent.

This investment, and the flexibility allowed state and local school districts to develop their own solutions, has closed the achievement gap.

Unlike the misleading attacks on No Child Left Behind coming from some politicians and partisans, that is the truth, and that’s good news. As an educator, I believe my work matters. The No Child Left Behind Act helps me do my job better. Thank you, President Bush.

Marty Breton

Smartville


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