Finally, Schools Get Relief From No Child Left Behind, Three Strings Attached

Senior Administration Officials Melody Barnes, Carmel Martin Michael Yuddin

Today at the White House, senior administration officials released three requirements in President Obama’s plan for states to get relief from No Child Left Behind. The plan provides flexibility, but comes with many conditions and aims to maintain a high bar. Not all schools will qualify. Those that don’t will be stuck with the old rules. Listen now for details.

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May 8, 2009
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Melody C. Barnes is was chosen by President Barack Obama to serve as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council for his administration. Carmel Martin is Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the Department of Education. Michael Yuddin is Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
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