Obama Plans Revamp of 'No Child Left Behind' Education Law

The Obama administration is asking Congress and taxpayers to fund the biggest increase ever requested for elementary and secondary education programs -- up to $4 billion more for schools in 2011. It is a major exception to the White House vow that the federal government needs to "tighten its belt" financially. The administration is also gearing up to overhaul the accountability system for schools and teachers imposed by the 2002 No Child Left Behind law, opting for a more nuanced, less punitive...Full Story
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