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Resource ID: #26075
Subject: Education
Source: Texas Tribune
Date: October 2013



The Texas Tribune spent three months investigating a No Child Left Behind program directing millions in federal dollars to private tutoring for low-income students. The project, which required the filing of more than 60 public information requests, gathered records from school districts and state agencies that documented years of complaints and poor performance. In a four-part series, Faking the Grade examined the consequences of the policy — and the political influence of the companies that profited the most from it.

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