EDUCATION: White House pushes plan to leave “No Child” law behind

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EDUCATION: White House pushes plan to leave “No Child” law behind
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10:00 PM PDT on Friday, August 12, 2011

By BEN GOAD
Washington Bureau bgoad@pe.com

WASHINGTON – As students around the nation head back to schools that are increasingly failing to meet federally imposed education standards, the Obama administration is moving to give states a way to opt out of mandatory “No Child Left Behind” benchmarks widely criticized by educators as unrealistic and counterproductive.

But relief is not assured for Inland Southern California schools struggling to comply with the 2002 law. And, while hopeful, state and local officials aren’t ready to commit to the initiative.

Earlier this week, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced that the agency, due to C…………… continues on Press-Enterprise

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