Mass. board votes to seek waiver from NCLB:

10/26/2011 | Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)

Officials in Massachusetts have voted to seek a waiver from portions of No Child Left Behind, saying the federal education law has labeled 90% of its school districts as failing -- making it difficult to determine which schools truly need assistance. The state's teachers union says it supports the waiver application, which also will give the state flexibility in how it uses federal money for low-income schools.

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