Results for - No child Left Behind

1,664 voters participated in this survey

On January 8, 2002 the No Child Left Behind Act (standardized testing) was passed with bipartisan support 381 for 41 against and signed into law by President George Bush. Since then there has been no shortage of controversy on the No Child Left Behind Act. Some parents have opted there children out of taking standardized tests. In a study conducted from 2000 to 2009 American students dropped from 18th to 31st in math world rankings. In a 2015 study American students improved to 27th in the world for math. Some U.S. companies say they cannot find enough qualified American job seekers to fill positions that require strong math and science skills. Meanwhile Chinese students rank number one in reading, math and science in the world. China has a long history of using standardized testing.

1. Are you familiar with the No Child Left Behind Act?

Yes
56%
934 votes
No
29%
475 votes
Undecided
7%
119 votes
Not Applicable
8%
136 votes

2. What should America's policy be?

Drop standardized testing completely, it has not worked.
18%
296 votes
Keep standardized testing, we need to give it more time. Math scores are starting to improve.
11%
186 votes
Make students pass standardized tests in math, reading and science but not other subjects.
10%
160 votes
Teach using both standardized and non-standardized tests and allow parents to decide.
14%
233 votes
Learn from other countries and mix there study methods with ours.
24%
393 votes
Unsure or undecided.
16%
260 votes
No opinion.
23%
380 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
27 votes

3. Have you or some you know opted a child or children out of a standardized test or testing?

Yes
8%
139 votes
No
55%
920 votes
Undecided
7%
120 votes
Not Applicable
29%
485 votes
05/31/2015 Education 1664 38 By: alal01

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