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photoIn 2000, candidate Bush described an "education recession." In 2001, he signed in law a new education bill, the No Child Left Behind Act, to ensure that all kids are proficient in math and reading.

As a new school year begins, On Point examines how the legislation is working out, and whether children are being left behind.


Alexander Russo, education reporter;Eugene Hickok, Acting Deputy Secretary of Education

Paul Reville, Professor, Harvard School of Education;Lorna Spear, Principal, Bemiss Elementary School, Spokane, Washington;

This program aired on September 3, 2003.

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