Obama Cutting Out No Child Left Behind?

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Obama Cutting Out No Child Left Behind?
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Thu, 02-09-2012 - 4:08pm

Did you ladies see this on the news yet?

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Criticizing Congress for months of inaction in updating No Child Left Behind, President Obama on Friday offered to lift the law’s most onerous provisions, including its 2014 deadline for bringing all students to proficiency in reading and math, for states that promise to follow his administration’s own school improvement agenda.

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read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/education/23educ.html

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Registered: 11-13-2008
I am so excited about this! It's about time that they are doing something about NCLB, it's just not working. I hope that my state is in the next round of waivers.