No Child leaves questions behind

Students transfer in Columbia under NCLB
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 2:23 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, October 13, 2009

COLUMBIA — After only one year at Parkade Elementary School, Shelby Barnett transferred to Fairview Elementary School under the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act. This was two years ago, after Columbia's Title I schools began falling below the yearly test-score standards set by the federal government and parents began being able to transfer their children.