[caption id="attachment_34336" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Critics say the administration's blueprint for rewriting the nation's education law does not go far enough in changing NCLB."]Critics say the blueprint does not go far enough in changing NCLB.[/caption]

As the Obama administration seeks support for its plan to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), many education policy analysts worry that the new blueprint's guidelines are too reminiscent of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)—most notably by continuing to place too much focus on high-stakes testing.

In the proposed dismantling of NCLB, education officials would...

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