Have taught in an extremely poor district, and now teach in a fluffy, rich district. Unfortunately, due to cultural decay and NCLB, our educational system is fundamentally flawed, I'm afraid. I'm just a squirrel trying to get a nut.
passed the house yesterday, and is heading to the president's desk. Although this is a deeply political issue, I've always said that universal health care will do more to equalize test scores than all of the NCLB measures.