Last Monday, President Barack Obama called upon Congress to help him pass education reforms by the next school year. Namely, his targets included fixing the No Child Left Behind Act as well as his opposition to the cutting of education spending, including that of Head Start; a program aimed at getting poor children starting pre-school and preparing them for kindergarten in the next year. The No Child Left Behind Act, passed in 2002, was the subject of many a debate, from its affect upon standardized testing to how its enactment affected students in low-performing schools in low-income neighborhoods. The law judged schools depending on their performances and if they scored below the proper standards (as was enacted), those schools’ funding would be cut. While the law is in definite need to be fixed, what would certainly add insult to injury would be the cutting of programs like Head Start and…