Obama, Democrats At Odds Over Education Reform Funding

The White House is locked in a standoff with Democratic leaders in Congress over funding for school reforms, as deficit concerns and Afghanistan War politics collide with an education priority for the Obama administration. President Obama is threatening to veto the $80 billion war funding bill approved in the House on Thursday if the final bill includes proposed cuts to the administration's "Race to the Top" education reform competition. The House bill -- which would pay for the 30,000...Full Story
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