February 9, 2012 11:57 AM
From my colleague Leslie Postal at the Orlando Sentinel:
Florida has been granted a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, which will free it from the constraints of complicated school accountability rules and allow it to use its school grading system as the sole judge of public education.
A state official confirmed this morning that Florida is one of the states granted a waiver and that an announcement by the White House is expected later today.
Read the rest of the developing story here.
What do you think? Is this good news for the state’s schools? Do all of the changes to our accountability system make it more or less meaningful?
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