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Mitt Romney on NCLB: He Likes Testing

By Michele McNeil — November 26, 2007 1 min read

Check out this blog item at The Washington Post, which details Republican Mitt Romney’s brief statement of support on Sunday for student testing as part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

The former Massachusetts governor may not be taking the popular stance in defending standardized testing. But, he’s clearly distinguishing himself in the pack of presidential candidates in both political parties who are routinely bashing the federal school accountability law.