News in Brief: A National Roundup
NEA Makes Its Case
The National Education Association presented its case last week in its lawsuit against the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Appearing in U.S. District Court in Detroit, lawyers for the 2.7 million-member union asked the court to determine that the nearly 4-year-old law places unfunded mandates on states and districts. Staci Maiers, a spokeswoman for the nea, said the judge indicated a verdict would be issued in approximately three weeks.
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