Obama's Next Veto Target: No Child Left Behind Overhaul
President Obama is threatening to veto a Republican-backed plan to rewrite the No Child Left Behind law.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | February 25, 2015
On the heels of his veto of a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is threatening to veto the Republican-backed overhaul of No Child Left Behind — calling it a "significant step backwards." (Video via The White House)
It's been 13 years since the widely criticized education bill was signed into law.
"And we owe the children of America a good education. And today begins a new era, a new time in public education in our country," President George W. Bush said in 2002.