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  Fewer People, Part Two
We have all heard about the population explosion. Indeed, global population is still going up much more slowly than expected. ...
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Fewer People, Part One
We have all heard about the population explosion. Indeed, global population is still going up much more slowly than expected. ...
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Is There a Worm in the Apple?
Aired 10/7/2004

The landmark federal education law known as the No Child Left Behind Act is now two years old. Supporters of the law hailed it as a much-needed injection of accountability into failing schools. But some school administrators resent the emphasis on national standards testing and the threatened loss of funds if standards are unmet. Other critics complain that Congress has yet to fully fund the programs. Is No Child Left Behind making kids smarter? Or is a one-size-fits-all approach asking too much of America’s schools?
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  Andrew Rotherham
    Director of the 21st Century Schools Project at the Progressive Policy Institute, and co-editor of A Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom: Appraising Old Answers and New Ideas.
  Gary Galluzzo
    Professor of education at George Mason University, and co-author of The Rise and Stall of Teacher Education Reform

Originally Aired: 6/3/2004

   
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