10 Questions for Margaret Spellings

President Bush's No Child Left Behind initiative has drawn opposition from both educators and politicians. But a report last week had some good news: math and reading scores for grade-school students have gone up. Margaret Spellings, 47, who took over as Education Secretary in January, spoke with TIME's Perry Bacon Jr. about testing, her own kids and the Harry Potter phenomenon

TODAY WAS A GOOD DAY FOR YOU, WITH THE NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS REPORT SHOWING A RISE IN TEST SCORES FOR THIRD-GRADERS. YOUR REACTION? It's very encouraging. I think it's showing up that No Child Left Behind is working,...

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