- Arkansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Utah and Virginia no longer need to adhere to standards from No Child Left Behind requirements.
- 24 states have now been given waivers.
- 21 other states applied for the waivers earlier this year, and of those states, 16 have been approved.
From the article:
Five more states have been granted relief from key requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, bringing the total to 24 states given waivers, an Obama administration official said Friday. ...