California fails to win waivers from restrictive No Child Left Behind education law (Mercury News)

December 25, 2012 – Signaling that California again is marching to its own drum — perhaps trailing the parade — the federal government has denied the state’s request for a waiver from a key U.S. education law, thus assuring that schools will have to keep striving to meet what’s generally accepted as unachievable goals, then be punished for missing them. Like other states, California had been hoping to win a reprieve from the restrictive provisions of the No Child Left Behind law. Among other terms, the law punishes schools and districts if not enough of their students reach proficiency in English and math.

Link to Full Article: http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_22259604/california-fails-win-waivers-from-restrictive-no-child

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