Politics & Government

July 4, 2011 1:29 PM

Fear of more failing test scores sets off clash over No Child Left Behind

With the clock ticking, federal education officials fear that calamity awaits. If Congress doesn't move quickly to change the No Child Left Behind law, they project that a whopping 82 percent of the nation's public schools could fail to meet proficiency targets this year, facing sanctions that ultimately can include a loss of federal aid. That's up from 37 percent last year

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