Opposition to the Bush administration's implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is mounting. At press time, school districts or teachers' unions in at least 10 states--Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Vermont--had signed on as plaintiffs in the National Education Association's lawsuit against the administration, which aims to free schools from complying with any part of the law not paid for by the federal government. And at least 18 states--including Utah, which supported Bush by the largest margin in the 2004 presidential election--have introduced bills that would protest or waive some of

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