So, what happened? Say NCLB and its lingering effects?From: Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, 1989) Our youth will be able to analyze problems and issues, examine the component parts, and reintegrate them into either a solution or into a new way of stating the problem or issue. In developing thinking skills, the youth will master self-expression and be able to “hear others’ expressions through diverse media. These skills of self-expression and hearing include persuasive and coherent writing, articulate verbal expression and familiarity with symbols and basic vocabularies of the arts, mathematics, and the sciences. P. 15The report pointed to the importance of a student becoming “an intellectually reflective person,” “a good citizen,” and “a caring and ethical individual.” Yipes!