Washington Post: Tentative deal struck on a replacement for No Child Left Behind

Source: The Washington Post

Congressional negotiators have struck a tentative deal to replace No Child Left Behind, the main federal K-12 education law, by shifting authority for schools to states and freeing them from many federal demands that have been in place for 13 years.

The deal largely follows the contours of a measure passed by the Senate with strong bipartisan support in July, according to several sources briefed on the agreement who asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss closed-door negotiations.

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