Education bill to include amendment sponsored by Manchin, Toomey
By Tracie Mauriello, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
WASHINGTON — Standardized tests, states’ rights, passing the trash and early childhood education are all in the mix as Congress wrestles with an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act.
The name of the proposed substitute — Every Child Achieves — underscores the unpopularity of the signature legislation of President George W. Bush. Conservatives...