Bronx leaders discuss implementation of No Child Left Behind Act on a local level
There's been a lot of talk about the true impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on kids across America in presidential politics. Now, that discussion has been taking place in the Bronx on a local level. City Council members met with members of the Education Commission Thursday to find out what is being done by the Department of Education to implement the measure in Bronx schools. They wanted to see if tutoring is being offered to students with special needs. They also wanted to make sure School Choice, a measure where students can choose to leave a failing school if they wish, is being practiced.Officials found that the Department of Education is meeting the needs of students.