"Urging adoption of the Alaska recommendations for implementing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001."
"It is important that Alaska be allowed to develop a plan, which works well in this extremely large, diverse state of Alaska."
- Rep. Gatto
The No Child Left Behind Act is a mammoth piece of federal legislation the implications of which encompass nearly every facet of the educational system in the state of Alaska. The implementation of the NCLB Act is a daunting task for every state, however, it is vital that the Federal Department of Education recognize the true uniqueness of Alaska.