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Education Reform Stalls in House

Efforts to update No Child Left Behind have ground to a halt in the U.S. House of Representatives. Few lawmakers were willing to get behind a bill — renamed the Student Success Act — fraught with deregulation and defunding.

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It’s been eight years since No Child Left Behind expired, but current efforts to update the law have ground to a halt in the U.S. House of Representatives. Few lawmakers were willing to get behind a bill — renamed the Student Success Act — fraught with deregulation and defunding. Issues like Common Core standards and school vouchers continue to elicit strong emotions from both sides of the aisle. (Politico)

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