What have they been doing with all of the money that has been previously given to them?
Now imagine that you are a service provider in a community. For years your service has been crappy. You've been telling customers it is because you don't have enough money to provide them with quality service. You keep asking them for money. They keep giving it to you. Finally after years of giving you money and still getting crappy service your community decides to establish a set of standards for the service you were supposed to be giving them. If you don't meet those standards your community will stop giving you money and find someone else who does meet their standards to give it to. You decide that you can't meet their standards unless they give you more money. You insist that your community give your more money to meet the most basic of standards for your service. What do you think should happen to you?
Apparently some educators and their supporters think they should be
- Connecticut Sues U.S. Over No Child Left Behind Law
Connecticut Challenges 'No Child Left Behind'
Conn. lawsuit challenges No Child Left Behind
State is first to sue over 'No Child Left Behind' law
Please note that this challenge comes out of Connecticut, the hot bed of urban decay and perennially blighted failing schools. How much money are they going to spend trying to get more money out of the federal government?