Are latest NCLB waiver applicants taking lessons from earlier round?

States that applied in the second round of bidding for waivers from some requirements of No Child Left Behind did better than many first-round applicants of explaining their plans to meet the needs of English-language learners and students in special education, this analysis shows. However, of 26 states that applied in the second round, just nine met requirements for implementing new teacher-evaluation systems and fewer than 50% are incorporating subjects other than reading and math as part of their school-accountability systems, analysts found.

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