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Ohio Governor Active in High School Reform

President George Bush has said he want the No Child Left Behind Act extended to cover high schools. Ohio's governor is involved with a coalition of governors who are exploring ways to raise high school standards. Included: Efforts to improve high school standards.

President George W. Bush has called for expanding the No Child Left Behind Act to high schools, which would include additional testing at the high school level. The president is getting a boost on the high school reform issue from Ohio governor Bob Taft.

Taft and governors from 13 other states have joined together to raise high-school academic standards and better align requirements with the demands of college and work. Achieve Inc., a nonpartisan organization the governors created and Taft helps lead, will coordinate the project.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCE

Some of the information in this article comes from the Department of Education.

  • Some of the information appeared in an article in The Columbus Dispatch on April 6, 2005.
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