The New York Times reports on the recent opening of the Southern Methodist University School of Education and Human Development. The new school trains educators in accordance with policies under the No Child Left Behind law, including an insistence on teaching methods derived from scientifically-based research. Although NCLB advocates are excited about the new style of education school, critics say it is designed to support a flawed federal mandate and depends too heavily on one type of teaching. (Note: This site requires registration.)