The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away a challenge by school districts and teacher unions to the federal No Child Left Behind law, reports the Associated Press. The court said without comment on June 7 that it will not step into a lawsuit that questioned whether public schools have to comply with requirements of the law if the federal government doesn't pay for them. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit and a federal appeals court split 8-8, leaving the judge’s ruling in place. NCLB requires tests on subjects including math and reading in grades three through eight, and once in...
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