Friday, February 24, 2012

Santorum Would 'Eliminate' No Child Left Behind Act

This from Politics K-12:
Rick Santorum is still regretting his vote in favor of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Santorum, who reiterated that he regretted voting for NCLB [in the most recent Republican debate], said that law has led to increased federal education spending. And, indeed, according to the New America Foundation, spending on federal Title I (one of the big federal education programs) has grown 88 percent, or $7.7 billion, since 2001. Santorum later said NCLB created a "testing regime."
But it seems to me that that's not what's going to ultimately sink Santorum's campaign.  This is:
 

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