The Real Bill BennettRead this to know who the real Bill Bennett is.
[Bennett told the writer that he] did not want public schools to obtain new funding, new capability, new tools for success. He wanted them, he said, to fail so that they could be replaced with vouchers,charter schools, religious schools, and other forms of private education.
And this is exactly what No Child Left Behind is all about.
Conservatives spend a lot of time prettying up what they are really all about because if the public knew what they really think and who they really are, they would never, ever get elected, not even as dog catcher.