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Reminder: You've seen this before but take another look. There's a wonderful moment at a hearing when Rep Honda of CA is grilling Spellings. He's concerned about the "highly qualified teacher" provisions of NCLB and he stops and asks her what qualified her to be secretary of education. She sputters like a motorboat.

A Florida educator reports: At a party last night, I talked to a local school official who said many "at-risk" students in this county had just four classes last year -- remedial reading, remedial writing, FCAT reading, FCAT writing.

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