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Schools Face Losing Funds Under 'No Child' Act

Under President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act, funding for public schools is tied to dozens of new federal mandates. Though states have moved quickly to comply, the list of struggling schools continues to grow -- which may cost them millions in funding. Hear NPR's Claudio Sanchez.

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Former elementary and middle school teacher Claudio Sanchez is the education correspondent for NPR. He focuses on the "three p's" of education reform: politics, policy and pedagogy. Sanchez's reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. Sanchez joined NPR in 1989, after serving for a year as executive producer for the El Paso, Texas, based Latin American News Service, a daily national radio news service covering Latin America and the U.S.- Mexico border.