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Congress Seeking to Update ‘No Child Left Behind’ Education Law

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The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. Photo: U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. Photo: U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

AP – It’s something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on — an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.

This week, the Senate and House take up rewrites of the 2002 law, with lawmakers seeking to finally resolve a key question they have struggled with for years: how much of a role should the federal government have in ensuring a quality education and boosting achievement for children, poor and affluent alike. Getting enough support to send a bill to President Barack Obama that he’ll sign also may be no easy task.

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