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Sen. Rand Paul on Occupy Wall Street, Repealing No Child Left Behind
Posted By Rob Bluey On October 18, 2011 @ 4:58 pm In Education,Featured,Ongoing Priorities,Scribe | 10 Comments
The latest iteration of No Child Left Behind  comes before a Senate committee tomorrow with bipartisan support . But if Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has anything to say about it, the bill won’t go anywhere fast.
Paul, the Tea Party favorite who won election last November, has promised to introduce 100 amendments, including a complete repeal of No Child Left Behind. That could significantly slow down the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
His approach seeks to reduce the federal government’s role in education and return control to local communities. Earlier today he visited Heritage to share his strategy and explain why he compares No Child Left Behind to Obamacare.
Paul also addressed the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest in New York and similar demonstrations taking place across America. He warned of the “mob mentality” on display and the “lurking danger” of the movement.
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 latest iteration of No Child Left Behind: http://blog.heritage.org/2011/10/17/senate-no-child-left-behind-proposal-more-big-government-for-schools/
 bipartisan support: http://help.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/?id=f320585f-ad1f-48bc-9e68-133ad9b3f37c&groups=Chair
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