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Education Policy Leaves Schools Behind

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Education Policy Leaves Schools Behind

Education Policy Leaves Schools Behind

Education Policy Leaves Schools Behind

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NPR's David Schaper reports on a school scramble set off by the No Child Left Behind Act. It allows families with students in poorly rated schools to choose instead to send their children to better rated schools. Finding schools willing to take the transfer students, and getting them to these distant schools, is proving difficult for troubled districts in Illinois and many other states.