George Bush, helping out kidsFormer US President George Bush is well known for his gaffes, but as it turns out, he may actually be helping kids “read good” after all.

The Guardian reports that his derided No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law may actually be helping children whose primary language is not English.

Education experts say that for English language learners in particular, the law has had some benefits. Because NCLB requires such students to be tracked as a subgroup, educators now weigh more seriously what is working, what is not working, and what could work with ELLs.

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