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No Child Left Behind replacement would give other states the freedom California has already claimed

No Child Left Behind replacement would give other states the freedom California has already claimed

With No Child Left Behind one step closer to being a thing of the past, the governance of schools in other states is poised to look a lot more like California’s. 

On Wednesday afternoon, the House overwhelmingly passed the proposed Every Student Succeeds Act by 359 to 64. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure before year’s end, and the White House has signaled President Obama's willingness to sign it.

The bill would continue to require annual standardized testing in grades 3-8 and once in high school, and the results of different student groups will...

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