The Obama administration wants Congress to come up with a new version of No Child Left Behind by the beginning of next school year. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is warning that as many as 80 percent of schools could be labeled as "failing" under the definition in the old law. Lawmakers seem in no hurry to act, so Duncan says he's come up with a "Plan B" to keep some districts from that fate.
Duncan Develops 'Plan B' For Some Failing Schools
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