More Child Left Behind…

Pathetic and scary information via the Washington Post Local website blog: a list of the  forty-three education programsincluding those that promote literacy, teacher development and dropout prevention — that have have been targeted for elimination in a Republican-sponsored bill in the House as a first step toward rewriting the law known as “No Child Left Behind.”

Titled, ironically, the “Setting New Priorities In Education Spending Act,” it was introduced by Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-CA., chairman of the subcommitee that oversees preK-12 policy, and praised by Rep. John Kline, R-MN, chairman of the House Education & The Workforce Committee. Check out the blog post for an extensive breakdown of the programs and categories via the link indicated above, or hereOr read the self-serving Republican-produced Summary here.

You know, there are days when words just fail us.

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