Our View: Fix state’s broken education system
August 23, 2013 – Carlisle Sentinel Editorial –
It’s no surprise that a Sentinel story about No Child Left Behind waivers turned into a larger discussion about Pennsylvania’s funding of public schools. While public school officials and advocates claim that eliminating federal benchmarks based solely on standardized testing is a step in the right direction, it in no way solves underlying problems. Students aren’t being given a fair opportunity to succeed, they rightly point out.