Educators optimistic after seeing final federal rules on school success

| November 30, 2016

By Claire Caulfield • Cronkite News

WASHINGTON – State officials welcomed final regulations for the federal school policy that will replace the troubled No Child Left Behind program, which give states more flexibility to determine school success and which schools are falling behind.

The 383-page document released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education also extended key deadlines that states must hit as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.

The final plan was released after more than 20,000 comments from educators on earlier drafts, and Arizona educators were generally upbeat about the final tweaks that give more power to states and school districts.

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