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Critics Prompt Changes in 'No Child Left Behind' Policy

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Critics Prompt Changes in 'No Child Left Behind' Policy

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Critics Prompt Changes in 'No Child Left Behind' Policy

Critics Prompt Changes in 'No Child Left Behind' Policy

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U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings says the Bush administration will adjust the No Child Left Behind Act in response to opposition from educators and state lawmakers. The most significant change allows schools to exempt more students with disabilities from state testing programs.