House Committee Scrutinizes Tutoring Services Under NCLB
Federal lawmakers expressed concern at an April 26 hearing that there appear to be too many obstacles to full participation in the free tutoring services offered under the No Child Left Behind Act, and possibly too little oversight.
Faced with the prospect that thousands more children will become eligible for the tutoring as schools fall short of escalating achievement targets, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held the session to explore how that provision is being put into practice.
The hearing was yet another sign of rising concern about aspects of the federal law’s “supplemental educational services” provision. Earlier this month, a group of lawmakers requested a probe of the provision’s implementation. ( "Critics Question Use of Offshore Firms for Online Tutoring," ...
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