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Margaret Spellings will stay close to education


President Bush has left town, but former Education secretary Margaret Spellings says she’ll remain until 2010, spending part of her time burnishing Bush’s No Child Left Behind law, which is due for reauthorization, USA Today reports. Spellings, 51, will stay until her younger daughter finishes high school. She’ll "continue to be part of the warriors in common cause for leaving no child behind" through consulting and public speaking. "I don’t plan to dive into some 80-hour-a-week, full-time job," she says. "Obviously I can run something. … I’m just going to cast my bread upon the waters…"

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