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Ask the Expert: Obama’s New Vision for Education

Ask the Expert: Obama’s New Vision for Education

Cynthia Brown discusses President Obama's blueprint for education, how it differs from No Child Left Behind, and why some groups are opposed to it.

What new vision does the Obama administration lay out in its education blueprint? How does the blueprint differ from the No Child Left Behind Act? Why are some education groups opposed to this new plan?

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Cynthia G. Brown

Senior Fellow