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  • Lunch With Heritage Online Chat on the Education Waivers

    The Department of Education announced Monday that they will be issuing waivers to states to avoid No Child Left Behind’s onerous provisions. But if states accept the waivers, they’ll be getting some temporary relief from federal regulations while ceding more control to Washington. In exchange for temporary relief, they’ll be required to implement the administration’s preferred education reforms, including national standards and tests – an unprecedented federal overreach. Click here to join the chat! We are joined by Education Policy Expert Lindsey Burke. She is taking your questions about the implications of the education waivers.

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    One Response to Lunch With Heritage Online Chat on the Education Waivers

    1. David Boyle says:

      I would strongly recommend that all state free market think tanks check their State Dept's of Education to see if schools in their state already have been given waivers to NCLB/ESEA. In Alaska, I have found this to be the case: the department of education grants waivers, sends them to the US DOE and receives approval within 5 days or less. These waivers are granted for failing schools, including some that have failed AYP for 5 years or more. So, this is nothing new, just the legitimizing of a current process!

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