PHILADELPHIA — The No Child Left Behind Act has wreaked havoc on our nation’s public school system, according to state lawmakers. A bipartisan panel of state legislators issued a scathing report, Feb. 23, on President Bush’s education law, calling it unworkable, inflexible, impractical and unconstitutional. The report accuses NCLB of setting unobtainable goals and not funding the demands it makes. click here for Spanish text
Organizers in Los Angeles are preparing for a massive march and rally on the March 19 global day of protest. Marchers will gather at 12 noon at Hollywood and Vine. Thousands of people should be there. A contingent from the Southern California CPUSA is planned.