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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 18, 2006

Fact Sheet: A Day in North Carolina: President Bush Highlights the Success of No Child Left Behind

     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses No Child Left Behind Act in North Carolina
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education

Today, President Bush Will Visit The Greensboro Area And Highlight How The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Has Helped Improve Schools In North Carolina And Across The Country. President Bush will participate in a lunch with community leaders in Greensboro before visiting and delivering remarks at Waldo C. Falkener Elementary School. Later, the President will visit Victory Junction Gang Camp in Randleman, North Carolina, and will participate in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News.

The No Child Left Behind Act's Results Are Seen Across North Carolina

North Carolina Was One Of The First States In The Nation To Establish An Accountability System And One Of The First To Have Its Testing Plan Approved Under NCLB. North Carolina's test scores are encouraging:

We Should Strengthen The No Child Left Behind Act - Not Soften It

The No Child Left Behind Act Has Brought Good Progress, Yet We Still Have A Lot Of Work To Do. Soon there will be a discussion about reauthorizing NCLB. The No Child Left Behind Act is a historic law, it is working, and it is here to stay - yet there are areas where we can improve the law:

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