This week, President Barack Obama’s administration decided to grant waivers to ten states — including New Jersey — to the rigorous standards set in place by the No Child Left Behind law, and asked about it on John Gambling’s radio show this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he disagreed.
“I haven’t talked to the President about it,” Mr. Bloomberg stated. “My gut reaction is that we should keep increasing the standards, raising the standards, not reducing them.”
Mr. Bloomberg then made the case for why education is not just an issue that’s important to the individual states. Read More