What We’re Listening To: Senate Committee Hearing on Fixing NCLB

On Wednesday, January 21 at 9:30 am, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will hold a hearing on Fixing No Child Left Behind: Testing and Accountability. You can watch the hearing live here.

Among the witnesses is Marty West, an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education who is also an editor at Education Next. Marty was recently interviewed by the Harvard Gazette about No Child Left Behind.

Other witnesses are:

• Paul Leather , Deputy Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Education, Concord, NH

Tom Boasberg , Superintendent, Denver Public Schools, Denver, CO

•  Jia Lee , Fourth and Fifth Grade Special Education Teacher, Earth School, New York, NY

• Wade Henderson , President and CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Leadership Conference Education Fund, Washington, Washington]

What will the witnesses say? Lauren Camera of Politics K-12 has some background here.

-Education Next

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