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NEA Makes Its Case

By Joetta L. Sack — October 25, 2005 1 min read

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.

A version of this article appeared in the October 26, 2005 edition of Education Week