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WILLMAR -- The U.S. Senate has a bipartisan federal education reform proposal ready for consideration, but the next steps in the process will depend on what is developed in the House, Sen. Al Franken said Friday morning.

There is agreement in both houses of Congress that No Child Left Behind, the current law, needs to be revamped. However, a path to rewriting the law is not clear.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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