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President Obama Gives 'Temporary Relief' to 10 Schools With No Child Left Behind Waivers


"If decision-making is to be restored to its proper place, states must resist this latest federal power grab..."

WASHINGTON (The Blaze/AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law in exchange for promises to improve the way schools teach and evaluate students.

The move is a tacit acknowledgement that the law's main goal, getting all students up to par in reading and math by 2014, is not within reach.

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