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It's test time in America. In the weeks ahead, students across America will be filling in bubbles to find out which of them, exactly, are "being left behind." Congress is currently debating the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, a law that mandates standardized testing and sanctions schools with inadequate test results. Although some states are resisting this law, Texas has embraced it. This year five Texas schools face closure if their students don't succeed. Independent reporter Michael May heads to Austin, Texas to speak with students and teachers about the their situation.

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