The Associated Press reports that Education Secretary Margaret Spellings is going to examine a loophole that allows schools to omit the test scores of nearly 2 million students under the No Child Left Behind Act. At the conclusion of a four-day Associated Press series of the issue, Spellings said in a conference: "When children are not part of the accountability system, then that's a problem." Spellings said the report amounts to a "truth in advertising" exercise for parents, federal officials, and state policymakers. Spellings has not specified exactly how she will address the issue--but noted that it will...

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