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Time to overhaul No Child, bipartisan group in Congress declares



The ranking Democrats and Republicans on the House Education and Labor Committee issued this statement today:

“Today, we’re announcing a bipartisan, open and transparent effort to rewrite No Child Left Behind – a law that we all agree is in need of major reform. It will start with a series of hearings in the coming weeks to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead as we work to ensure an excellent education is available to every student in America. With a real commitment to innovation, we invite all stakeholders who share our serious interest in building a world-class education system to email us their suggestions.”

The committee’s first hearing, to focus on charter schools, is scheduled for Wednesday. Groups and stakeholders can send the committee their input and suggestions at The deadline for is March 26.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:51am]


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