Calif. seeks waiver from NCLB

08/26/2011 | Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

California is seeking a waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements. In a letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, state schools chief Tom Torlakson said the federal education law's mandates were creating problems for California, and the state is working to adopt its own accountability system for schools. "Relief is needed immediately before more schools suffer for another school year under inappropriate labels and ineffective intervention," Torlakson wrote in the letter.

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