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Schools Struggle to Meet Federal Education Mandate

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Schools Struggle to Meet Federal Education Mandate

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Schools Struggle to Meet Federal Education Mandate

Schools Struggle to Meet Federal Education Mandate

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Under the No Child Left Behind Act, all teachers must be "highly qualified" in their assigned subjects and grade levels by 2006. This fall, states are scrambling to comply; but some are concerned about how to interpret the requirement. NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports.