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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Bob Wise
After months of delay, Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat, is expected to release his blueprint for education reform on Tuesday, following the White House, Senate Republicans and the House GOP, in laying his cards on the table in the debate over what should replace the decade-old No Child Left Behind law.
Three out of four high school graduates aren't fully prepared for college and likely need to take at least one remedial class, according to the latest annual survey from the nonprofit testing organization ACT.
For 10 years, Portland Public Schools teacher Tony Hopson watched from the front of the classroom as black students were pushed out of the school doors.
"Most importantly, for West Virginia and the rest of the country, is looking in the mirror and being willing to look realistically at what the numbers are, because that's the first step you need to do in order to take the action," Wise said. "You have to be aware and then you take the action."
"There simply has not been alignment or coordination between the K-12 system and the higher education system about what students need to know," Mr. Wise said Tuesday.