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Clinton’s Retribution? Blame Kennedy for NCLB

By Michele McNeil — February 01, 2008 1 min read

That’s Bill Clinton, not Hillary.

In this story, the former president is blaming Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, one of the architects of the No Child Left Behind Act, for the “train wreck” that he says the law has become.

Hmmmm. Could this be President Clinton’s payback for Sen. Kennedy’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s chief opponent, Barack Obama?