U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

Standards and Assessments

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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Fulfilling Education Reform's Promise to Our Children

"This is education's moment. For the first time in years, our two major parties are in agreement on education. For these critical tasks, America's children depend on us. We must not thrust that burden onto our posterity. It is ours to bear."