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House clears bill to replace No Child Left Behind
Question of the Day
Title I dollars are meant to aid disadvantaged and low-income students, and Democrats routinely oppose any attempts to grant greater freedom in how that money is used.
That amendment alone likely would sink the whole bill in the Senate.
Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat and chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, has joined with fellow Democrats to put forth their own legislation to replace NCLB.
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