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Arizona gets temporary waiver for ‘No Child Left Behind’

| August 12, 2015
Arizona gets temporary waiver for ‘No Child Left Behind’

By Jamie Cochran • Cronkite News • Tucson Sentinel Arizona was one of seven states granted a temporary waiver (on Aug. 6) by the U.S. Department of Education from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act. Federal officials said the decision to grant a one-year “flexibility request,” a renewal of a previous waiver, was done […]

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Analysis: Arizona’s best and brightest Latinos

| July 8, 2015
Analysis: Arizona’s best and brightest Latinos

By Dan Hunting • Morrison Institute • Tucson Sentinel A new report from Morrison Institute for Public Policy unveils a bit of good news for Arizona’s education system. The state’s schools have been the source of much anxiety for years. The Latino education gap has been a particular worry since Morrison published Five Shoes Waiting to Drop in 2001. […]

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