Oh, Child Left Behind

I suppose this is exactly the kind of quote we should expect to see in an article about how 60% of the 8th graders at one Chicago school won’t be going on to 9th grade:

“It’s horrible because these kids were under the impression they were graduating, and they let them know at the last minute that they wasn’t,” Billingsley said.

CBS 2 Chicago – 44 Of 77 Students At Bradwell Elementary Did Not Pass Eighth Grade