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Leaving behind the No Child Left Behind Law


New Hampshire is among many states seeking a waiver to the controversial federal education law, No Child Left Behind.  State officials recently submitted their plan to adopt new standards for students as well as teachers, while paying special attention to the lowest-performing schools. We’ll find out what’s being proposed, and what might be next.


Rebecca Holcombe - Director of the Teacher Education Program at Dartmouth College. She teaches a course in Education Politics and Policy and works with students seeking NH certification to teach in public schools.

Paul Leather – Deputy Commissioner of the N.H. Department of Education

Scott McGilvray – President of the National Education Association of N.H.