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Working to Overhaul 'No Child Left Behind'


In 2002, Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. That law provides billions in federal money to states and districts to fulfill a variety of education goals, and sets certain regulations such as testing requirements and data collection. The latest version of the law is known as the No Child Left Behind act, and a new version of the law hasn’t been passed since.

The House and Senate are working on a new law that would overhaul the current system. We run it down with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera.

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