Jun 05, 2015

What the Rolling Stones Teach Us About No Child Left Behind | Commentary : Roll Call Opinion

When the Rolling Stones wrote “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” Congress was probably not in mind. Yet lawmakers have traded in this basic credo — and the bipartisanship that comes with it — for a “my way or the highway” approach that breeds legislative gridlock. That’s why many in the education community were stunned last month when senators unanimously approved out of committee a compromise...

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