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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Interview Part II: The 'Every Student Succeeds Act'

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Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse took an active role in the overhaul of the “No Child Left Behind Act”. That’s the federal education law that...

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse took an active role in the overhaul of the “No Child Left Behind Act”. That’s the federal education law that ushered in a new emphasis on standardized testing in public schools. The new law, known as the “Every Student Succeeds Act” is supposed to reduce the focus on testing. It got a signature last week from President Barack Obama. Senator Whitehouse joins Rhode Island Public Radio’s Elisabeth Harrison now to discuss the new law.

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Interview Part II: The 'Every Student Succeeds Act'
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Interview Part II: The 'Every Student Succeeds Act'