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We really thought it was it was too restrictive Kentucky and Indiana are included in ten states dropping -- No Child Left Behind.
The George W.
Bush era law requires all students -- proficient in reading and math by 2014.
But as a deadline approached more schools were falling behind repeated low performing schools often face consequences that included replacing staff.
Because what might work in Minnesota may not work.
In Kentucky but every student should have the same opportunity to reach their potential.
Well we're very appreciative that the secretary of education Washington along with the president -- committed to Kentucky let us use our system.
To really push the education.
Even without No Child Left Behind Kentucky and Indiana students will still be tested in -- In -- commonwealth students we'll take a new -- this year called un bridled learning to meet the new mandates set by the state senate in 2009.
JC PS superintendent Don Harkins says with a -- there is now one accountability system in Kentucky.
We are encouraged by the fact that the system includes multiple measures to gauge the quality of our schools and will demonstrate how students -- schools are moving forward.
Indiana State superintendent doctor Tony Bennett also released a statement.
-- Indiana we'll take advantage of the flexibility we have been granted with this waiver by continuing to pursue policies produced better academic outcomes for our children.
One big problem.
We -- the emphasis on accountability which is great.
And -- higher standards.
Certain number of kids have to pass the test that doesn't take into account a lot of kids start out way behind.
Many educators complain strict requirements of No Child Left Behind it too much stress on test sticky and not enough I'm learning to materials.
That Jefferson County teachers association says -- happy about the waiver but it worries -- how blistering attack.
In downtown mobile salary ten W -- me it's.
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