Legislators question key aspects of Obama's education reform

Lawmakers are questioning aspects of two key programs in the Obama adminstration's efforts to reform the nation's schools. Some legislators involved in the rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act argue that the four school-turnaround strategies approved under the federal School Improvement Grant program are unproven and may not be feasible for many rural schools. A proposal to expand the federal Race to the Top program is also under fire, with legislators questioning the program's scoring criteria.

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