Feds pressure California to let more students transfer from failing schools

07/7/2006 | National Public Radio

Via both a radio and written piece, National Public Radio correspondent Claudio Sanchez reports that California risks losing millions of dollars in federal aid for its failure to help parents transfer their chlidren out of low-performing schools. Los Angeles school district chief Roy Romer says he's done everything he can to publicize the option, but notes that with a 160,000 seat shortfall, children in failing schools have no place to go right now.

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