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While the debate over annual testing has gotten a great deal of attention, the issue of Title I portability is emerging as possibly a bigger obstacle to agreement on reauthorization of NCLB, notes Lauren Camera of Politics K-12.
The bill to reauthorize NCLB moving through the House would change the way Title I funds are distributed, allowing the funds to follow low-income students to the schools of their choice.
On Saturday, Rick Kahlenberg proposed a grand compromise on Title I portability: allow low-income students to take their Title I funds to the schools of their choice, but make the funding provided to each student large enough that middle-class schools will want to enroll the low-income students.
– Education Next