National Education Association

The senators who voted against confirming Judge Ada Brown were not simply objecting to a Black woman judge but responding to calls from civil rights organizations to block any nominee who declined to "state unequivocally" that Brown v. Board of Education was decided correctly. 

No Child Left Behind was the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act and was supposed to ensure that all children had equal opportunities to excel in school. In the process of making sure that all children have access to a quality education, an emphasis on testing was instituted, which seemingly changed the […]