TITLE

Waiver Promises May Put Squeeze on States

AUTHOR(S)
Klein, Alyson
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Education Week;4/25/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that states receiving waivers for the U.S. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act mandates are required to focus on low-performing schools without assurance of additional federal aid. In addition, states must identify the 5 percent of lowest-performing schools as priority schools and those with achievement gaps as focus schools. States including Colorado, Georgia and Kentucky have concerns about funds for their at-risk schools.
ACCESSION #
74729038

 

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