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Critics Say GOP Education Reform Would Hurt Poor and Black Students

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the Republican-led Congress prepares to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), civil rights groups, educators and student advocates fear that current proposals leave many poor and Black children behind. According to analysis by the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington, D.C.–based progressive […]