A House Committee has voted to recommend that New Hampshire pull out of No Child Left Behind.
Republican lawmakers on the House education committee cited local control and small government as reasons to withdraw the state from No Child Left Behind.
The vote was along party lines.
The dissenting democrats say they too are frustrated with the federal education laws, but are concerned about the federal money the state would lose if it withdrew from the program.
If the bill passes the state would forfeit $63 million in federal grants.