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July 9, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Seattle school district asks for reinstatement of No Child waiver

The Seattle school district is asking U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to reinstate a waiver from the federal education law that Duncan took away from the state as a whole in April. Washington became the first state in the country to lose its waiver because it does not mandate the use of student scores…

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April 24, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Washington first state to lose waiver from No Child law

Washington has become the first state in the country to lose its waiver from many requirements of the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind. The U.S. Department of Education posted a letter regarding the status of Washington’s waiver  Thursday. Gov. Jay Inslee called the news “disappointing but not unexpected.” Over the last few weeks, state education officials More

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April 23, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Arne Duncan reaches decision on state’s waiver from No Child law

Federal education chief Arne Duncan has made his decision on whether to revoke Washington state’s waiver from many requirements of the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind. State officials would not confirm on Wednesday what that decision is, but over the last few weeks they have been telling school districts to prepare their budgets, assuming the U.S….

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February 23, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Inslee: meeting with US education chief productive

The Associated Press Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state’s waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law. The governor said in a statement that “there’s a possibility to develop a positive path forward that has…

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