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Senate Takes Aim at ‘Reading First’

June 24, 2008 1 min read
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Reading First wouldn’t get any money from the Senate, Alyson Klein reports in from the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee markup.

The program also has a ‘0' in its column in the bill awaiting action in House Appropriations Committee on Thursday.

Just two years ago, Reading First received $1 billion. Now, with no money in either chamber’s bill, the program’s future looks grim.

Alyson is hard at work on a story that will appear on edweek.org later today.

A version of this news article first appeared in the NCLB: Act II blog.

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