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NCLB waivers not automatic

Publication date: Sep 23, 2011

Source: Silicon Valley Education Foundation

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson won’t be with 20 other state education chiefs at the White House today when President Obama formally announces a waiver deal to free states from the tightening screws of the No Child Left Behind Act. Torlakson’s absence reflects California’s uncertainty over the still sketchy details of the waiver program – and its ambivalence.

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