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Administration’s NCLB Goal: A Framework by Early Fall

By Michele McNeil — May 13, 2009 1 min read

After health care, it seems one of the next big things on the Obama agenda is the No Child Left Behind Act.

In an interview about Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s cross-country listening tour yesterday, lead spokesman Peter Cunningham told me that the goal is for Duncan and the president to be able to outline their plans in early fall for overhauling federal education policy.

That’s if all of the political air doesn’t get sucked out of Washington during what’s sure to be a contentious and fast-moving debate about health care.