"There's a reason we have a 12 percent approval rating," he said on the Senate floor.
Paul pulls plug on education bill markup →
The bill "is the biggest retreat that we've had in domestic policy in this country that I can remember," he said. "We have given up in this bill oversight over 95 percent of the schools. We're down to the bottom 5 percent, the worst of the worst."
'No Child' overhaul proceeds with support of both parties →