Waivers for NCLB Requirements Offered

October 2011
Electronic Education Report;10/3/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p5
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The article reports on the move of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to waive some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It notes that such decision allows states to waive parts of the education law which appeared to be impractical and ineffective to make students to be proficient in mathematics and reading by 2014. Also, it mentions that the Department of Education regards the requirements of the Act as roadblocks to educational progress.


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