FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would rewrite the nation’s much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. On Thursday, July 16, 2015, the Senate overwhelmingly approved its version of the education legislation, sponsored by Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of Washington, a week after the House passed a more conservative measure.
FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would rewrite the nation’s much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. On Thursday, July 16, 2015, the Senate overwhelmingly approved its version of the education legislation, sponsored by Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of Washington, a week after the House passed a more conservative measure. Carolyn Kaster AP
FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would rewrite the nation’s much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. On Thursday, July 16, 2015, the Senate overwhelmingly approved its version of the education legislation, sponsored by Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of Washington, a week after the House passed a more conservative measure. Carolyn Kaster AP

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