School performance bill passes House
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MAY 24, 2001

By a vote of 384 to 45, the House on Wednesday passed a bill requiring states to test third and eigth graders annual and link performance to funding.

The bill is part of President Bush's education agenda. But it does not include school vouchers, opposed by many Democrats.

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House Advances Education Overhaul (The Washington Post 5/24)