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Watkins Anxious for NCLB to End [AUDIO]

Minnesota schools will soon be exempt from the strict federal standards of No Child Left Behind. Our state is one of 10 being granted a waiver by President Barack Obama.

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Dayton Hails MN No Child Left Behind Waiver

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius went to Washington for President Barack Obama's announcement that 10 states including Minnesota are being freed of the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law.

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Official: Minnesota to Get NCLB Waiver

The Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law. The move gives long-sought leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students.

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Education Commissioner Discusses Waiver Request

State Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius is going to Rochester to discuss the state's request for the waiver to sections of the federal No Child Left Behind law in the first stop in a statewide tour.

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Franken’s Staff in Town for NCLB Talks

U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff will be in St. Cloud today (Wednesday) talking about planned changes to the "No Child Left Behind" law.

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Minnesota Seeks Waiver to Federal Education Law

The Minnesota Department of Education is among the first group of states to apply for a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Minnesota Plans to Seek Waiver to Education Law

The Minnesota Department of Education intends to be among the first group of states to apply for a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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47 Percent of Minnesota Schools Fail Under NCLB

Nearly half of Minnesota schools didn't make the grade under the federal No Child Left Behind law in 2011. The Minnesota Department of Education on Friday released its lists of schools that failed to make what the law calls "Adequate Yearly Progress" toward having all students proficient in reading and math by 2014.

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Minnesota Schools Leader Attends NCLB Law Rollback

President Barack Obama is set to announce the details of his plan to roll back parts of the No Child Left Behind law, and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will be there.

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Kline Bill Would Cut Strings On Spending Education Money

The chairman of the U.S. House education committee is proposing to cut some strings that come with federal education money, but his new bill drew quick criticism from the U.S. Department of Education. State Representaitve John Kline of Minnesota, introduced the "State and Local Funding Flexibility Act" on Thursday.

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