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No Child Left Behind Waiver

California schools may get left behind by the No Child Left Behind Law.State educators applied for a last minute waiver from the law that requires students to meet proficiency levels in English and math by 2014.The Obama Administration agreed to issue two year waivers to 33 states that have adopted an accountability system and programs to turn schools around.So far California has not met that criteria.The San Jose Mercury News says the state was already notified that its waiver was denied.But some educators believe the application is still pending.Teachers fear that could cost schools much needed Federal dollars.With so many states applying for waivers, educators hope Congress will rewrite the act to the give them more flexibility.The act requires yearly improvements in test scores and labels districts as failing when they fail to achieve the act’s goals. Share your comments about this story with us on the KEY News Facebook page. Connect with KEY News on Twitter

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