Competition for one-time federal education funds, of which California would receive no more than $700 million, will require that states fall in line with certain federal guidelines - guidelines that, in their first draft, looked more like the same No Child Left Behind (NCLB) sanctions than the change the Obama administration promised. (boldface mine--Darren)
Spurned lovers are often the worst.
Update: Spurned lovers are often the worst.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, piqued with White House pressure to accept the Senate health reform bill, threw a rare rhetorical elbow at President Barack Obama Tuesday, questioning his commitment to his 2008 campaign promises.
A leadership aide said it was no accident.