Data released yesterday shows that a mere 11 high schools, or two percent
of the Illinois' 671 high schools, meet the No Child Left Behind progress target.
U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-Hinsdale) and Democratic challenger Bill Foster of Naperville debated Sunday in their deadlocked race for Illinois' 11th congressional district.
The Illinois State Board of Education has sent the U.S. Department of
Education a 685-page waiver in an attempt to opt out of federal No Child
Left Behind requirements.