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Should the No Child Left Behind Act be reauthorized?

by Sharita Forrest / Jan 29, 2015

Lizanne DeStefano discusses the matter in “A Minute With …” interview

Congress is currently deliberating reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, the 2001 education law that established achievement standards for America’s public schools.

Lizanne DeStefano, a professor of quantitative and evaluative research methodologies at the College of Education, is an expert on testing and assessment and has evaluated numerous federal- and state-level education initiatives. DeStefano, who is also director of the I-STEM Education Initiative at Illinois, discussed NCLB’s impact on public schools with News Bureau education editor Sharita Forrest.