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Would waiver from federal law help students in Minnesota?


The state with both the nation’s best ACT scores and one of its worst achievement gaps between students of color and their white peers is re-thinking how it measures accountability in the classroom.

Minnesota education officials want a waiver to replace some requirements under the federal No Child Left Behind Act with a new system they say is a better, fairer way to measure how our schools are performing.

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