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Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Deadline for comments on NCLB reauthorization is today

Today is the deadline for the House Education and Labor Committee to receive comments on the draft of the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind. For more information, see my post here. The first link will take you to the committee's site where you will find PDFs of the proposed changes.

Comments can be sent to Include your name and/or organization, the page and line numbers of suggested changes to legislative language.

According to Education Week, Committee Chairman Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) has set an aggressive timetable with hearings slated to begin Sept. 10 (Monday) and possible panel vote on the reauthorization by the end of October.

For more up-to-date info, visit Ed Week's NCLB: Act II blog. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings delivers her back-to-school speech—"No Child Left Behind: Moving Forward"—this morning at 10 in Washington. Stay tuned for her positions on the reauthorization.

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