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Update: What Gail Collins Gets Wrong About NCLB

A couple of folks didn't like it much when, using that Twitter thing, I attempted to rain on their parade of passing around Gail Collins' recent column (A Very Pricey Pineapple). The column makes the case that education is being privatized, and that Pearson in particular and in general is taking over, and that NCLB is the cause of it all. Collins writes: "No Child Left Behind has created a system of public-funded charter schools, a growing number of which are run by for-profit companies.
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