The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has begun a blog as part of its campaign to address the scheduled 2007 reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The blog is called "NCLB, Let's Get It Right." The 1.3 million-member organization is represented in the blogosphere by two AFT employees, identified only as John and Michele. The two bloggers will call attention to what the union views as problematic about the federal law. According to the web site, AFT believes the law suffers from "chronic under-funding" and other flaws that undercut its original promise to improve student learning. The...

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