TITLE

Legislative Update: President Obama Announces NCLB Waivers

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
NSTA Express;9/26/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Pamphlet
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that U.S. president Barack Obama has ordered No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waivers to states and the U.S. House of Representatives has passed several bills to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
ACCESSION #
66537969

 

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