No more No Child Left Behind: Local schools will benefit from Minnesota's waiver
Minnesota and nine other states have been granted a waiver from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law.
Minnesota's Education Commissioner, Brenda Cassellius, joined President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Washington today for the announcement. Other states that received waivers are Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
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