From Testing to Merit Pay, McCain Advisers Lays Out His Education Thinking

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hasn't said much about how to fix America's schools. But an adviser yesterday said McCain supports using federal dollars for teacher merit pay and wants to change the No Child Left Behind law championed by President Bush.

Lisa Graham Keegan, former Arizona superintendent of public instruction and a McCain education policy adviser, said McCain wants annual testing to stay, and that schools would continue to be required to report those scores. But she said he wants educators to have more say in how to fix struggling schools.

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