Reuters reports that a Harvard study found that according to recent trends, President Bush's No Child Left Behind policy is failing to close racial achievement gaps and will fall short of its goals by 2014. The study also found that since 2001, the policy has had no effect on improving math and reading scores--contrary to White House claims. These findings can add to existing concerns regarding America's global competitiveness. The study released by Harvard's Civil Rights Project found that since 2001, reading achievement has been flat and math has remained at levels prior to inception of NCLB....

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