Statement Of Sen. Lamar Alexander - NCLB Results In Tennessee

Posted on September 4, 2003

No one should be too proud or too embarrassed before carefully reading these test results. Basically, the tests show that some students — mostly disadvantaged — in many schools, including some very good schools, aren't learning what they need to know. That should be no surprise. We need to know it, and we need to work together to do something about it.