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Pressure from small but impassioned lobbies for home schooling is moving a growing number of states to reconsider both their compulsory-attendance laws and their regulations governing private schools.
On Sept. 11, nine candidates for the Presidency gathered at the University of North Carolina to discuss issues in education. The day produced plenty of rhetoric but few, if any, surprises. And it showed the limitations on education as an issue at the Presidential level.
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