TN: State wants out of No Child Left Behind

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July 31, 2011
The Tennessean    
Posted in News, PND News

"Tennessee leaders asked the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law after learning nearly half the state’s schools did not meet its requirements. ... A yes would exempt the state from applying No Child Left Behind sanctions -- which include offering students tutoring or transfers to other schools and firing principals and teachers -- and allow it to use its own standards to hold failing schools and districts accountable." (07/30/11)


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