At-risk students may lose under NCLB waivers, civil rights groups say – by Kathryn Baron

At-risk students may lose under NCLB waivers, civil rights groups say – by Kathryn Baron

 

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By Kathryn Baron States with waivers from No Child Left Behind may be letting schools off the hook from helping their most at-risk students, according to a report released Tuesday by the Campaign for High School Equity, a coalition of civil rights organizations.
NCLB waivers give states flexibility from some of the most challenging requirements of the federal education law, including that 100 percent of students…

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