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No Child Left Behind Waived for Colorado

February 9, 2012

 No Child Left Behind Waived for Colorado


News Release

Colorado among first in nation to be granted waivers from NCLB

Colorado got further affirmation today of its strong education reform system when the White House announced it was among a very select few states to earn waivers from the federal No Child Left Behind law.

The waiver now gives Colorado the authority to use the state’s accountability system in place of key federal accountability requirements. Colorado’s state accountability system will now meet many of the No Child Left Behind requirements, including the requisite to annually determine school and district progress in meeting performance targets.

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